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Are you up for the challenge?

Broaden your reading horizons with our 10 to Try Reading Challenge! 10 to Try is a year-long challenge that asks you to read a book in each of 10 categories, keep track of your reading, and share your favorite discoveries with fellow readers. Readers that complete the...

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Hugo Award-Winning Books at Your Library!

The Hugo Award is an annual literary award for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year, given at the World Science Fiction Convention and chosen by its members. The Hugo is widely considered the premier award in science fiction....

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Information Literacy

Virtual Event

PA CareerLink and the Cambria County Library have joined efforts to bring you a series of technology classes. Join us virtually for any (or all!) of these sessions and start […]

JSO Book Talk Series: Maestro James Blachly

Virtual Event

Join Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Maestro James Blachly as he discusses one of his favorite books, The Great Fires by Jack Gilbert. This presentation is the first in a three-part series […]

Girls Who Code Club

Virtual Event

Our virtual club starts on January 26! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Free after-school clubs are offered for girls […]

The Scalp Level Artists

Virtual Event

Join Dr. Valerie S. Grash, UPJ Associate Professor of Fine Art, for a virtual talk about the Scalp Level Artists. The Scalp Level Artists were a group of landscape artists […]

Books on Tap

Virtual Event

Books on Tap meets the 4th Thursday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. We discuss both fiction and non-fiction books that are selected by the group. January's selection, […]

Girls Who Code Club

Virtual Event

Our virtual club starts on January 26! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Free after-school clubs are offered for girls […]

Girls Who Code Club

Virtual Event

Our virtual club starts on January 26! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Free after-school clubs are offered for girls […]

Girls Who Code Club

Virtual Event

Our virtual club starts on January 26! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Free after-school clubs are offered for girls […]

Girls Who Code Club

Virtual Event

Our virtual club starts on January 26! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Free after-school clubs are offered for girls […]

Girls Who Code Club

Virtual Event

Our virtual club starts on January 26! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Free after-school clubs are offered for girls […]

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New Additions

New Additions!

100 posters that changed the world
1789 : Twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change
24 : life stories and lessons from the Say Hey Kid
50 women sculptors
A Christmas resolution
A Christmas to remember
A down home Christmas
A long petal of the sea : a novel
A pig, a fox, and a fox
A sky beyond the storm : a novel
A sound mind : how I fell in love with classical music (and decided to rewrite its entire history)
A tale of witchcraft...
A writer of our time : the life and work of John Berger
Adele & Simon in America
Alfred
All that glitters
All the colors of night
Always the last to know
America the beautiful : a story in photographs
Amish Christmas twins
An ostentation of peacocks: an abecedarium of collective nouns
Andrew Wyeth : a spoken self-portrait
Answers in the form of questions : a definitive history and insider
Anthem : Rush in the
Apeirogon : a novel
Around the world in 80 words : a journey through the English language
Art history : a very short introduction
At the heart of Christmas
Bag man : the wild crimes, audacious cover-up, & spectacular downfall of a brazen crook in the White House
Batman. Year one
Beautiful origami paper wreaths : handmade Japanese decorations for every occasion
Bilingual meditations-meditationes bilingües : improving yourself and your spanish at the same time
Bill Nye
Biographic Beethoven
Bitten the complete first season
Black & white & weird all over : the lost photographs of "Weird All" Yankovic
Black book of poems
Blood & honey
Body talk : 37 voices explore our radical anatomy
Button your buttons: it
Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge
Christmas at the chalet
Christmas in Homestead
Christmas quilting.
City of the mind : a novel
Cleopatra : a life
Clue
Complex PTSD : from surviving to thriving : a guide and map for recovering from childhood trauma
CRISPR : a powerful way to change DNA
Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution : Bitcoin and beyond
Cult artists : 50 cutting-edge creatives you need to know
Dating makes perfect
Dearly : new poems
Design principles for photography
DMZ colony
Driftwood summer
Dungeon master
Earth keeper : reflections on the American land
Elf
English for everyone : libro de ejercicios Gramática inglesa
English grammar : a complete introduction
Every day we get more illegal
Every tenant
Fantasia for the man in blue
Fault lines in the constitution, the graphic novel : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today
Ferry boat
Folk & Fairy Tale Plays for Beginning Readers
For the love of music : a conductor
Four Christmases : Fred Claus
Fourteenth colony : the forgotten story of the Gulf South during America
Frida in America : the creative awakening of a great artist
Funeral in Berlin
Glow
Good devils
Goodbye, vitamin : a novel
Green lantern : secret origin
Grit
Guitar all-in-one
Halsey
Haring-isms
Home body
House of print : a modern block printer
How big is love?
How philosophy works : the concepts visually explained
How to write one song
Humility rules : Saint Benedict
Hush-Hush
I am Jewish : personal reflections inspired by the last words of Daniel Pearl
I die each time I hear the sound
In a flash
Instant Italian : vocabulary builder with online audio
Instant loss : eat real, lose weight
Is this anything?
Jack and Santa
Jeet Kune Do : a comprehensive guide to Bruce Lee
Jojo
Jolene
Journey back to Christmas
Kovels
Language in the Trump era : scandals and emergencies
Late registration
Librarian tales : funny, strange, and inspiring dispatches from the stacks
Lionel Trains: pocket price guide 1901-2021
Little creeping things
Lives of William Blake
Llama Llama, nighty-night
London rules
Love her madly : Jim Morrison, Mary, and me
Lumberjanes. The shape of friendship
Magic : a history : from alchemy to witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the present
Maisy
Making Christmas bright with papercrafts : more than 40 festive projects!
Making sense: the glamorous story of english grammar
Making simple marionettes
Masters and commanders : how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945
Matchup
Maurice and his dictionary : a true story
Metazoa : animal life and the birth of the mind
Mind the gap, Dash & Lily
Monster manual.
More psychic roots : further adventures in serendipity & intuition in genealogy
Mourning & mitzvah : a guided journal for walking the mourner
Murder at Kingscote
Murder thy neighbor : true-crime thrillers
My day with Gong Gong
NBA 75 : the definitive history
Neighbors : a novel
Never let me go
NYPD Red 6
On adulting : how Millennials (and any human, really) can worry less, live more, and bend the rules for good
On the offensive : prejudice in language past and present
Our game : a novel
Ouran High School Host Club
Paris is always a good idea : a novel
Piano duets : selections from the classical repertoire : with downloadable MP3s
Player
Poisoned water : how the citizens of Flint, Michigan, fought for their lives and warned the nation
Poppy and Sam and the search for sleep
Postcolonial love poem
Prepositions
Printmaking : how to print anything on everything
Race against time: the untold story of Scipio Jones and the battle to save twelve innocent men
Reader
Rick and Morty book of gadgets and inventions
Royal : a novel
Running theaters : best practices for leaders and managers
Santa
Schmegoogle : Yiddish words for modern times
Seinfeld : a cultural history
Shelter in place
Short stories in Korean for intermediate learners : read for pleasure at your level and learn Korean the fun way!
Showdown in gun town
Sisters of the war : two remarkable true stories of survival and hope in Syria
Slaughterhouse-five : or the children
Slow down : 50 mindful moments in nature
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : an architectural appreciation
Southwestern Pennsylvania
Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you : a remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped From the Beginning
Star Wars : the triumph of nerd culture
Summer at Lake Haven
The American canon : literary genius from Emerson to Pynchon
The art of film projection : a beginner
The art of protest : a visual history of dissent and resistance
The best of me
The bet
The black friend : on being a better white person
The book woman of Troublesome Creek
The bright book of life : novels to read and reread
The castle in the forest : a novel
The circus rose
The Coldwater Warm Hearts Club
The complete classical music guide
The complete step-by-step guide to chess & bridge : how to play ; winning strategies ; rules ; history
The cousins
The craft of scene writing : beat by beat to a better script
The daughters of Yalta : the Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: a story of love and war
The dirty South : a thriller
The efficient, inventive (often annoying) Melvil Dewey
The Fall of America journals, 1965-1971
The flame : poems notebooks lyrics drawings
The forest of stars
The Front Steps Project : how communities found connection during the COVID-19 crisis
The green witch
The House by the lake : the true story of a house, its history, and the four families who made it home
The invention of medicine : from Homer to Hippocrates
The joy of art : how to look at, appreciate, and talk about art
The joy of playing, the joy of thinking : conversations about art & performance
The Land of Stories : The Enchantress returns
The land uncharted
The language of loss : poetry and prose for grieving and celebrating the love of your life
The library of legends : a novel
The life and afterlife of Harry Houdini
The life I
The lost words : a spell book
The man of the crowd : Edgar Allan Poe and the city
The Mayflower
The mystery of Mrs. Christie : a novel
The nature explorer
The philosophy of Andy Warhol : from A to B and back again
The Popper penguin rescue
The radium girls : the scary but true story of the poison that made people glow in the dark
The shadow drawing : how science taught Leonardo how to paint
The Silver Arrow
The Skin I
The small business start-up kit : a step-by-step legal guide
The stencil graffiti handbook
The suffragist playbook : your guide to changing the world
The summoner
The sword of honour trilogy
The tale of a niggun
The thirteenth fairy
The truth detector : an ex-FBI agent
The wishing spell
The women writers
Three Rivers Stadium : a confluence of champions
Tim Burton
Tiny monsters : the strange creatures that live on us, in us, and around us
Total power
Traitor
Truth Bomb : inspiration from the mouths and minds of women artists
Twenty
Understanding painting : from Giotto to Warhol
Unrestricted access : new and classic short fiction
Unsolved
Unthinkable : an extraordinary journey through the world
V for Vendetta
Vanessa Yu
Violent peace : the war with China --aftermath of Armageddon
Watchmen
What becomes a legend most : a biography of Richard Avedon
What kind of woman : poems
What
Why editors drink : a snarky look at common, often hilarious, writing blunders
Wicked river a novel
William Still and his freedom stories : the father of the underground railroad
World of Manick Sorcar : where art becomes magic
Write to happiness : how to write stories to change your brain and your life
You and me and us : a novel
You may now kill the bride

For more lists visit our New Items page

January 19, 2021

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Once a Girl, Always a Boy

Entwining multiple perspectives from family members, Jo Ivestor explores the transition of her son and how the family responded, and grew, together. This book memorializes the path of the family and helps the reader learn more about the transgender experience with...

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