The library is proud to sponsor two student book clubs. In the past, clubs have included a general fiction club and a science fiction/fantasy club. The clubs meet once a month and each member who attends the meetings receives a copy of the book, courtesy of the Library.
Samples of past selections chosen include Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, Mudbound by Hillary Jordan and The Secret History by Donna Tartt.
Students staff the circulation desk on nights and weekends. These students have been chosen to serve as Lenfest Proctors and Weekend Library Assistants. They run the pass system, help create displays, and assist the library staff.
Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
Can’t find what you need on our shelves? Don’t worry- we have other ways of getting exactly what you’re looking for. If we don’t have a book, article, or other item, we can borrow it from another library so that you can check it out (we call this inter-library loan). Books usually take a week to arrive so plan ahead! Stop by the circulation desk, or use the form found on the “Have a Question?” page to request a book or article that the library does not have.
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Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 440 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173