News and Events


Check out our new google calendar!

Want to keep up with all the events and programs going on at McCord?

 We now have a Google calendar! The Main calendar (click here) has all the main library programs. The Children’s calendar (click here) has story time dates and details. You can click any event on the calendar to add to your own calendar using your gmail.*

To add the event, simply click the event and “copy to my calendar”.

When the next screen pops up, click save. Now it should be in your google calendar.

*Note, you will need to have a gmail account to save an event, BUT you can view the calendar without a gmail account.

Oxford Databases

New Databases available online and at the library

To access online at home, go to the links under the heading databases.

At the library, click the folder on the desktop.

Detailed instructions for both here 

Make sure to have your library card number handy to log in



 Come read with us this summer!

Our theme is “Build a Better World”


On Monday June 12th, our Summer Reading Program will begin.

Activities and programs are available for all ages. Children up through 5th grade, 5th grade and up, and Adults have weekly events and programs.

Some highlights include Family Game Night every Thursday night from 6-8, The Erie Zoo on June 15th (1:15-1:30 Toddler/Kindergarten & 1:30-2:00 Grades 1 & up), Cardboard Cosplay on July 15th (1:00-4:00), and Usborne Read-a-Thon July 13th-27th.

Children Programs + Tweens and Teens Programs

also on Thursday afternoons (approximately 1:00-2:00)


Coffee and Colors


Every Thursday, rain or shine


All materials provided

Book Clubs

The Library hosts book clubs at various times throughout the month.


Currently, the “Beyond the Words” book club is planning to meet in September

This book club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30.


Currently, the Daytime Bookclub is reading Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

This book club will meet on the 3rd Thursday of every other at 10:30 am.

September 21 is the next meeting.

Currently, Page and Screen: Book and Movie Club

is reading All Quiet on the Western Front

by Erich Maria Remarque


A new book club for children, teens, and adults will meet

July 27th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm

to discuss the book and watch the film. Please bring a few questions for discussion.

This film may not be suitable for younger viewers

Handouts and Lesson Plans Available

Operation Paperback

We are looking for a “few good paperbacks” (No romances) to send to

  • Deployed Troops
  • Stateside Troops and Veterans
  • Military Families

These donations could include children’s books for military families, popular fiction for deployed troops, or other paperbacks in good condition. Please bring in donations to the library and place in the operation paperback box in the upstairs lobby.

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