Sunday, April 28, 2013

Free Comic Book Day and a program at Schlow

Saturday, May 4th is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!! 

 Free Comic Book Day occurs on the first Saturday in May where participating comic book stores around the world give away FREE comic books to anyone who enters the store!

The Comic Swap in State College is a participating store.


For click here for more information.

Schlow will be holding a
Draw Your Own Comic program in our community room.  Learn how to draw your own comic story with Jarod!  For all ages, no drawing experience necessary-- just an imagination!  Saturday May 4th, 2:00-3:00 in the Community room, first floor.

One more thing, swing by the Young Adult section here to check out our display of our favorite comic books and graphic novels!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Assault Prevention Series at Schlow

It can be hard to think about what you might do if you found yourself in a physically threatening situation. However, a little preparation and knowledge can help you stay safe. 
Schlow Library and Central PA Mixed Martial Arts are teaming up again to offer basic self-defense and assault prevention instruction. 
Assault Prevention Series
Presented by Central PA Mixed Martial Arts
Sundays @ 3:30-4:30pm Schlow Community Room
Dates: April 7th, 21st, 28th
Please sign up at the Reference Desk,, or call (814) 235-7816
Space is limited.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Centre County Reads Kickoff: Mexican Fiesta

Mexian Fiesta!

 Come in to meet other people around town who love books and the library. The Mexican Fiesta is the kickoff to this year's Centre County Reads Program. Unfamiliar with it? Check this link  to learn more. 

The 2013 Centre County Reads selection, Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros, is full of the sights, sounds and smells of Mexico City. Celebrate Mexican culture with activities, crafts, music and more.

There will be copies of Caramelo and The House on Mango Street (the shorter companion book) available for check out.

FUN FOR ALL AGES! Seriously.  We have music and food.


When: March 16th, 2013  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Schlow Centre Region Library Community Room 

T(w)een Tech Week 2012: Tech Days Days Challenge

 T(w)een Tech Week 2013: Tech Days Challenge

Complete 4 Tech Tasks to get up to 4 Schlow Bucks &
use then to buy books from our ongoing book sale.

One Schlow Buck for each activity completed to use at the Book Sale! Bring your completed form (forms available in the YA area) to the Reference Desk before March 18th to pick up your Schlow Bucks!

A. Email a photo of your favorite book(s) to!
B. Download a song from Freegal or e-zine from Zinio!
C. Checkout an ebook or e-audiobook!
D. Find Schlow online at, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,or the TeenBlog! 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Centre County Reads 2013

The Centre County Reads book for 2013 is Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros.

The shorter companion book is The House on Mango Street.

You can go to the Centre County Reads website for a list of the events. Some of these include a kick off party, writing contest, and a visit from Sandra Cisneros herself.

Center County Reads website

We now have many new copies of each book on display near the Reference Desk. Come on in to Schlow and check them out.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Blind Date With A Book

Come in and take a look at February's Teen book Display.
 Discover something new!

Too Young to Date?  Or
Did your last date not go so well?

Take a risk!  Check out a book from the description on the cover. 
 No peeking! 

Tell us how your blind date went by leaving a (PG-13 only please!) comment on
the cover of the book! 

Hope You Have A Great Blind Date!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

A Royal Evening with Ella Enchanted

For tween-agers, come chat with new friends, talk about Ella Enchanted (book or movie), learn proper etiquette when meeting the Queen, and decorate a crown to take home. Even if you haven't read the book, feel free to come anyway, and bring a prince or princess with you!

Registration is requested, please email