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:
May 26, 1900 – September 30, 1905
June 1, 1917 – June 22, 1918
September 9, 1919 – December 30, 1950
June 16, 1951 – December 4, 1954
Morning Press (Bloomsburg)
January 1954 – June 1983
Press Enterprise (merged in 1983)
July 1983 – Present
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.
McBride Library has 19 internet access computers for public use, including a card catalog station that does not require login and may be used by anyone for quick searching. The computers in the lab and café area have Office 2019 installed. There are seven computers located in the computer classroom, 2 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 extensions for job applications and school work. Please read our Internet Access Policy.
Free wireless internet access is available throughout both library buildings.
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 (22 under Green Phase) and may be divided in half for small groups. Requests for the community room should be submitted at least a month in advance and may incur a fee for money making events. Please inquire within for a copy of the application.
The Library does not advocate or endorse the viewpoints of any group using the meeting rooms. The library maintains the right to cancel any room reservation at any time for any reason.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Printing & Copying
$.25 per page black-and-white; $.50 per page color
Public fax number: 570-752-8893
$2.00 for the first page
$.50 any additional pages to send
$.25 per page to receive faxes
*There is no additional cost for our cover page*
Scan to computer = free
Please ask for assistance before using the 3D printer located in the Genealogy Room. We ask that those who use filament to please make a donation to the library to help offset the cost of the filament.
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.
Packaged snacks are available for $1.00. Community meetings and cultural programs are sometimes held in the café which looks out over Judy’s Garden.