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Tyrone-Snyder Public Library to hold book sale beginning August 22

The Tyrone-Snyder Township Public Library will host a used book sale beginning Wednesday, August 22 and lasting through Saturday, August 25.
There will be used books of all kinds.
There is a new policy with pricing this time. Recent hardbacks will be marked $1 while all other hardbacks will sell for fifty cents. Paperbacks will be priced at 25 cents.
Monday, August 27 will be bag day. Patrons can pay a $1 donation and fill a bag full of books.
Also, individuals can buy a library tote bag and fill it for free.
Besides the used book sale, the library has a variety of other things to offer.
Everyone knows the library is a great place to get a book or find a quiet place to study. However, many area residents may not realize just how much the library has to offer the community.
It has something for everyone. There is story hour for the youngsters and the young at heart. Literacy classes, GED classes, community activities, library tours, special summer activities, summer reading programs and coupon and magazine exchanges are also offered. The library houses books, videos, magazines and audio books on tape and CD.
The library has introduced new programs that offer wonderful experiences that reach out to many people, young and old.
The computer lab provides an excellent place to retreat from the summer heat. Not just for research anymore, individuals can surf the web, research vacation hot spots and book travel arrangements. Public access computers provide high speed Internet connections, Microsoft Office software and access to the PA Power Library database.
Need to fax information or make a few copies? The library can help. The copy machine and fax services are available for public use.
For those individuals who find family history interesting, the library building boasts a genealogy room, perfect for researching the family tree. The Charles W. Banas, Jr. Tyrone Historical Room is home to historical information about Tyrone. Several local family genealogies can be found in there, along with some local cemetery listings, obituaries, TAHS yearbooks and area maps. The historical room comfortably seats six.
Can’t find the book you’re looking for? Through Interlibrary Loan, the library can help locate books from other libraries that are not available in Tyrone.
Many people may not realize that the Wesley S. Long Community Room, located in the library, is available for use by the public. Located in the rear of the building, the community room can be closed off from the library, allowing events to be held there after the library has closed. With a separate entrance and bathroom access, it’s perfect for organizations or individuals to use for meetings or special events. There is seating for 30 people and a kitchenette for coffee breaks. Also available is a computer projector and screen, television for showing instructional videos, a chalk board and a white board. Access for evening meetings is free to non-profit groups. There is a charge for other groups. Interested individuals may contact the library to make reservations.
Parking is available behind the building, off of 10th Street. There is also a handicap entrance off of the rear parking lot. Questions can be directed to the library at 684-1133.