Check It Out! Unique Collections!

Fishing Polls & Tackle Boxes

Adults age 18 or older can borrow fishing equipment from the Public Library for Union County and Herr Memorial Library! The fishing polls and tackle boxes were donated by the PA Fish & Boat Commission.

  1. Bring in a valid driver’s license or Union County Library System library card.
  2. Fill out a Loan Agreement
  3. Bring back the fishing equipment after 1 or 2 weeks

Borrows will be asked to fill out a short survey form for the PA Fish & Boat Commission. *Note: The library does not issue fishing licenses. Visit PA Fish & Boat Commission for fishing license info.

Kill a Watt Electricity Monitor

Learn more about how your home uses energy. Using this device, you can quickly and easily monitor how 120-volt appliances in your home use energy. The monitor check out comes with a handy chart to record energy use and calculate energy usage cost.

Loop and Loom Kits

Borrow a loop and loom kit from the West End Library! These looms make adorable pot holders. Make one pot holder for you and then one for the library to sell for fundraising.

Animal Puppets

Check out any of the 56 animal Folkmanis puppets. Each puppet comes with a tag featuring some interesting facts about the animal. Discover all of the puppets using the online catalog, search for “toy.”