Services to Other Libraries

 

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library is a District Library Center which provides supplementary library services to the local libraries within the district (Montgomery County and the Borough of Telford) and coordinates the services of all local libraries within the district which, by contract, become part of the district library center system and of exchanging, providing or contracting for library services with other district library centers.

  • Interlibrary reference and information service.
  • The District Center provides a delivery system to Montgomery County Public Libraries.
  • The District Center provides consultant services to local libraries, municipal officers and interested groups in the district. The consultant staff visits each local library periodically and is responsible for providing professional library knowledge to local librarians and others by means of counseling and continuing education on all aspects of library service including but not limited to the following:
    • Materials Selection and collection development
    • Services to special groups
    • Modern library service, administration, library governance, finance
    • In-service training of local library personnel and trustees
    • Implementation and promotion of cooperation among local libraries
    • Provide public relations programs and materials
    • Youth Services
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  • The District Center provides a currently useful collection large enough to meet the demands based on district population. This collection includes: books, periodicals, audio-visual materials, etc.

Video Services Department: Services provided to other libraries

  • Loaning of DVD’s and BluRay
  • Risograph print jobs
  • Laminating
  • Repair of Videos, DVD’s and CD’s
  • Ellison Die Cuts
  • Use of A-V Equipment (Sharp and Lite-pro projectors)

DISTRICT LIBRARY CENTER DELIVERY SERVICE (“PONY EXPRESS”)

A delivery service consisting of 4 routes between public libraries in Montgomery County. Materials being moved between routes will generally require overnight. This program is provided to move patron materials between libraries. If there are large, heavy or exceptional materials, please call in advance.

EAST ROUTE
SPRINGFIELD
ELKINS PARK
JENKINTOWN
ABINGTON
HUNTINGDON VALLEY
CENTRAL ROUTE
UPPER MERION
ARDMORE(L.Merion)
NARBERTH
CONSHOHOCKEN
WILLIAM JEANES
WEST ROUTE
LOWER PROVIDENCE
PERKIOMEN VALLEY
ROYERSFORD
POTTSTOWN
UPPER PERKIOMEN
INDIAN VALLEY
LANSDALE (Wed only)
FOURTH ROUTE
WISSAHICKON
UPPER DUBLIN
UPPER MORELAND
HATBORO (Wed & Fri only)
HORSHAM
NORTH WALES (Wed only)

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