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About Adams Memorial Library
  • More than 50% of the residents of Latrobe are registered Library patrons
    • The Library serves 51,000 people in eight municipalities
  • There are over 100,000 items in the collection including
    • CD ROMS, books on audiotape, videos, large-print books, magazines, newspapers, microfilm, and of course books
  • At least one branch is open every day of the week
  • Every year, we have between 1200 - 1500 children read over 15,000 hours over the nine-week period of our annual Palmer Summer Reading Program
  • Every year people check out nearly 300,000 items
  • Our Resource Center offers for checkout such varied items as
    • globes, basketballs, parachutes, and dolls (used by everyone from teachers for classroom use to grandparents with visiting grandchildren)
  • We participate in several county union catalogs to offer 24-hour access to the records of over one and a half million items across the state
  • We offer FREE programs that run the gamut from
    • History seminars to book discussion groups to health and wellness events to flower arranging to tax help to financial investing
  • The Library houses the Latrobe Bulletin on microfilm from 1902 - present
  • We offer numerous business resources including
    • Recently updated small business guides on a whole range of subjects, career and job hunting skills books and videos, newspapers and magazines like the Wall Street Journal, the Thomas Register, and many local industrial buying guides.
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