* not all services are available at all libraries
Your free library card entitles you to:
Library catalog and/or resources from home
Internet / Wi-fi access
Additional internet access or space for assisted learning, tutorials, meetings
Word processing programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
Mango - language learning
Heritage Quest - genealogy research
Archived copies of The Sunday Independent
Learning Express Library - providing citizenship, college or GED prep tests
Power Library w/ EBSCO Host – Includes full-text access for nearly 1750 general reference publications - as far back as 1975)
Mystery Book Club
Kids Programs (storytimes and programs for kids from birth to age five):
Books & Babies’
Summer Reading Program – summer reading activities
Borrow materials at one library and return at any member library in Luzerne County
Books (large print, regular print, oversized, foreign language - Spanish, French, German, Chinese, etc.)
ILL (inter-library loan) materials - borrow books from any nationally-participating library
Audiobooks (cd, playaway, or digital)
Blu-ray, DVD, CD, VHS
Library of Things (pickup at Osterhout Free Library’s main location only):
Local History Files – newspaper clippings (as far back as 1972)
Microfilm Readers / Printers
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Did You Know?
You can get new releases and older titles on DVD & Blu-Ray at your local library.
We have an extensive collection of music on CD and cassette available for you to check out.
Many tools can be found at the library to research and write your reports.