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Welcome To The Lower Merion Library System

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club (SRC) will run June 15 to August 10, 2015. Adults, teens and children of all ages are encouraged to register at your favorite Lower Merion library. Participants can enter drawings for great prizes including gift baskets, T-shirts, gift cards and much more. This year's theme is "Every hero has a story." There will be plenty of superhero fun at your local LMLS library.

Make plans to come to the Summer Reading Kickoff Party at Ludington Library on Saturday, June 20, from 11 am to 3 pm. Thanks to a donation from the Bryn Mawr Trust Company, caricature artist Luis Aparicio will be drawing and painting attendees displaying their superpowers, and McElvenney Magic will be creating balloon art. We will have make-and-take crafts for all ages, a raffle for a Reading Fightin’ Phils prize pack, and Star Wars photo-ops. Love Hot Dog Co. food truck will be vending their delicious wares. .

Science in the Summer - Oceanography

New for this year, registration will be online instead of in-person. Use your home computer or visit your local library to use the public computers. Registration started May 4. Registrations will be processed in the order they are received. To register your child, visit www.scienceinthesummer.com. For dates, times, levels and locations of classes, visit MCLINC SIS information. More information is also on our KidZone page.

Libraries Closed for Renovation

The Ardmore Free Library and the Penn Wynne Library are closed for renovation.

The Libraries will reopen on or about Monday, November 16, 2015. Construction updates will be available on this site as the projects move forward. Click here for construction update information.

Library patrons may use the following Lower Merion Libraries during the closure:
Bala Cynwyd Library, Belmont Hills Library, Gladwyne Library & Ludington Library.

*All library books from Ardmore Free Library and Penn Wynne Library may be returned anywhere in the system.

Complete hours for the Lower Merion Libraries may be found on this website under Hours & Holidays or Member Libraries.

OneClick Digital

OneClick DownloadsAudiobook and ebook selections exclusively for Lower Merion Library patrons who are Lower Merion residents. Click on this icon to access our OneClick Digtal ebook site. You will need your Lower Merion library barcode in order to create an account.

Introducing Hoopla

Starting Monday, 4/13/15, Lower Merion residents with a valid library card can download the free Hoopla Digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smart phones, tablets, computers and Apple TV. Click on the hoopla icon to create and account and log in with your library card number.

  • Borrow up to 6 titles/month on each library card
  • Thousands of movies, TV shows, music & audiobooks
  • NEW! Hoopla has eBooks and Comics starting May 13, 2015
  • Automatic returns; no late fees; no rental fee
  • Always available so no waiting period for popular titles

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