Welcome Adams County

The libraries of Adams County, PA went live with SPARK on May 23. Gettysburg, Jean Barnett Trone Memorial Library of East Berlin, Carroll Valley, Harbaugh-Thomas, Littlestown, and the New Oxford Area Library are now part of our growing consortium. We’re excited to welcome them, and we’re looking forward to being a part of all the good things they do for library service in South Central Pennsylvania.

SPARK Welcomes Degenstein Community Library!

On March 21, 2019 The Degenstein Community Library in Sunbury, PA, Northumberland County, went live on SPARK. We’re excited to welcome Library Director Melissa Rowse and her staff and patrons to SPARK.

Welcome to the Clymer Library in Monroe County!

Today the Clymer Library in Pocono Pines, PA (Monroe County) goes live on SPARK! The Clymer Library opened in 1906, and like many early libraries, evolved into a community institution that is essential to the vitality of the region. Clymer joins other Monroe County libraries — Smithfields Public Library, Pocono Township Public Library, Pocono Mountain Public Library, and Eastern Monroe Public Library — on SPARK.

Welcome to the Libraries of Clearfield County

SPARK welcomes it’s first libraries for 2019! Four libraries in Clearfield County joined SPARK at the end of January. The Clearfield County Public Library, the Curwensville Public Library and the DuBois Public Library went live on SPARK on January 24, 2019. They joined another Clearfield County Library, the Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library in the borough of Clearfield, that went live with limited services on December 13, 2018. Now … Read More

Catasauqua Library Joins SPARK-Automated for the first time!

PaILS is happy to announce that the Public Library of Catasauqua went live on SPARK yesterday! Catasauqua joins the other Lehigh Carbon libraries already on SPARK– Coplay Public Library, Dimmick Memorial Library (Jim Thorpe), Emmaus Public Library, Lehighton Area Memorial Library, Lower Macungie Public Library, Palmerton Area Library, Parkland Community Library, Slatington Public Library, Southern Lehigh Public Library and Whitehall Township Public Library. The Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative (LCLC) libraries will … Read More

Welcome to Lower Macungie Library!

Today the Lower Macungie Library in Macungie, PA goes live on SPARK! The library serves Lower Macungie Township and Alburtis Borough in Lehigh County. Welcome to Kathee and Natalie and their staff and patrons.

Welcome to the Lehigh Carbon Counties Cooperative Libraries!

This week SPARK welcomed six new libraries. Dimmick Memorial, Lehighton Area Memorial, Palmerton, Parkland Community, Southern Lehigh, and Slattington went live on SPARK on Thursday, August 16. They’re joining three other Lehigh-Carbon Libraries –Emmaus, Whitehall and Coplay  in SPARK, and soon Lower Macungie and Catasauqua will join. Catasauqua is not presently automated,  but will be when they join SPARK! Congratulations, and WELCOME to all!

Potter Tioga Library System Live on SPARK!

All members of the Potter-Tioga Library System are now live on SPARK! Here they are: Blossburg Memorial Library Coudersport Public Library Elkland Area Community Library Galeton Public Library Genesee Area Library Knoxville Public Library Mansfield Free Public Library Oswayo Valley Memorial Library Ulysses Library Westfield Public Library They join the Green Free Public Library in Wellsboro which has been on SPARK from the beginning. This brings the number of live … Read More