Services

Services

Public Computers

McBride Library has 24 internet access computers for public use, including a look up station that does not require login and may be used by anyone for quick searching. The computers have Microsoft Office 2010 installed. There are ten computers are located in the computer classroom, 4 in the Bookmark Café, 6 in the young adult area and one in the Genealogy room.  There are two internet access computers in the children’s library.

You may log on to a computer using your Library card barcode and phone number. If you do not have a McBride Library card, you can get a limited use guest pass at the main desk

Patrons are allowed a two hour session per day with no extensions. Please read our Internet Access Policy.
Free wireless internet access is available throughout both library buildings.

Bookmark Café

The Bookmark Café is a great space to relax, gather for informal meetings, play chess, stay connected via your laptop while using the library’s WiFi.

Enjoy a cup of coffee, hot chocolate, hot cider and other drinks.  Each cup costs $1.00   Packaged snacks are available for $1.00. Community meetings and cultural programs are held in the café which looks out over the newly developed Judy’s Garden.

Study and Meeting Rooms and Spaces

The library has 2 study rooms which may be booked in advance for individual or small group study, tutoring and other quite purposes.

A community room is available on the second floor and may be booked for programs and meetings.  The room accommodates 90 persons and may be divided in half for small groups.  Requests for the community room should be submitted at least a month in advance with a non-refundable $25.00 deposit.  An application for the meeting room can be found here.

The Library does not advocate or endorse the viewpoints of any group using the meeting rooms.
All programs co-sponsored by the library and held in meeting rooms and spaces are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the library at 570 752-2241 or email info@mcbridelibrary.org

Genealogy Room
The genealogy room located on the main floor provides a print collection of local, regional and state history books and periodicals which may be used in the library.  The library also offers the local newspaper, The Press Enterprise to 1902.    If you need assistance with using the microfilm reader printer please book in advance. The room may also be used for group meetings if booked in advance and if not being used for genealogical research.

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