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Hellertown Area Library

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Our Summer Reading
Schedule is here!

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Summer Calendar

Join us monthly (the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30) to celebrate Banned Books!  The only requirement is you must maintain an open mind.  Some books may contain sensitive subjects, such as racism, sex, violence, and drugs.  Banned Book to be discussed August 6 is My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.  Everyone is welcome.

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Adult Services

Residents of the Borough of Hellertown, over age 5, can obtain library cards with proper identification. This includes but is not limited to a student ID or driver's license. Residents residing outside the Borough of Hellertown must show proof of an ACCESS Library membership.

As a member of the Hellertown Area Library you will enjoy access to a wide variety of resources and services. The library provides a professionally selected collection of recreational, informational and educational materials for the entire family. The library participates in the ACCESS Pennsylvania state wide card system.

The Hellertown Area Library offers technology of a fully automated system: borrowing, full catalog searching, location of materials and reserving of materials. The library maintains a collection of over 33,000 books and materials. The scope of the collection includes general fiction, non-fiction, reference, audio-visual materials, juvenile literature, music compact discs, databases, and video games. Local history items of interest to community members are kept in the Hellertown Collection, which may be used in the library.

Patrons with valid library cards have full access to the Internet, free of charge. Appropriate use of the Internet is expected at all times. Please refer to the Internet and Computer Use Policy for more information. The library does have computers for word processing. Computer training from basic to advanced is available on a one-on-one basis. Please ask any staff member.

Reference help is available during operating hours or here on the web site. Explore the links on our Reference page. Can't find a title you are looking for? We may be able to Interlibrary Loan it for you. We can find a book for you anywhere in the Commonwealth. Please ask us!

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Adult Events

Fri Aug 01, 2014
Robot Building Competition
Wed Aug 06, 2014 @ 6:30PM -
Banned Books Club
Fri Aug 08, 2014 @ 8:30PM -
Star-gazing app party
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Last day to hand in Summer Reading tallies
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Annual Book Sale