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Welcome To The Lower Merion Library System (LMLS)

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

All LMLS libraries will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 25th. All libraries are also closed Thanksgiving Day. Libraries will follow their regularly scheduled hours over the weekend. Click here for more info.

An Evening with Lauren Groff

Main Point Books & Ludington Library welcomes author Lauren Groff on Dec. 15 at 7 pm at Ludington. Click here for more info.

LMLS Seeks Member-At-Large for Board

The Lower Merion Library System is currently accepting applications for a Member-At-Large to serve on the system’s Board of Directors. This is an important volunteer position requiring a minimum time commitment of one evening per month. The Library System is designated by the Township of Lower Merion to act as the township’s agent to provide library services for residents. Board directors are responsible for policy-making, stewardship, and long range planning for the six members: Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Belmont Hills, Gladwyne, Ludington and Penn Wynne Libraries. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to the President of the Board of Directors, LMLS, 75 East Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003. Deadline to submit resumes is 12/15/15.

Request for Proposal (RFP) - LMLS Website Redesign

Please find the following Request for Proposal LMLS.ORG WEBSITE REDESIGN. Sealed Proposals will be accepted in the Office of the Director of Libraries, 75 E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 until 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 18, 2015 for the purpose of the redesign of the Lower Merion Library System Website. Questions may be made to the Office of the Director of Libraries by email ONLY at jdeangelis@lmls.org by 5 p.m. December 11, 2015. No telephone calls will be accepted.

One Book One Lower Merion

Winners of the essay contest for this year's One Book One Lower Merion: First place - Lanny Larcinese for Whatever You Do, Work Heartily. Second place - Hao-Li Loh for The Moment That Changed My Life. Third place - Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson for Home Birth.

11TH Annual Charlotte Miller Simon Poetry Contest

The Ardmore Free Library presents the Charlotte Miller Simon Poetry Contest. The deadline for submissions is 1/22/16. Click here for the contest flyer and here for the entry form.

Libraries Closed for Renovation

The Ardmore Free Library and the Penn Wynne Library are closed for renovation. The Libraries will reopen in January/February 2016. Construction updates will be available on this site as the projects move forward. Click here for construction update information as of October 2015. 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 Digital ebook site. You will need your Lower Merion library barcode in order to create an account.

Hoopla for digital downloads

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 an 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
  • Hoopla has eBooks and Comics
  • Automatic returns; no late fees; no rental fee
  • Always available so no waiting period for popular titles

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