Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative (LCLC)

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Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative (LCLC)

The Parkland Community Library has joined forces with local libraries to form the Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative (LCLC)! Together we all share one library card and catalog, expanding the collection to over 550,000 items. If there is a book, DVD, or item you are seeking that is not in our collection, odds are that one of our partner libraries has it. Place a hold, and pick it up at your chosen library! Download the list of LCLC Libraries here.

Parkland Community Library and the LCLC is now Fine Free! Read more about it in our News here.

LCLC Libraries

Coplay Public Library
49 S 5th St.
Coplay, PA 18037

Dimmick Memorial Library
54 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Penn Kidder Branch
2588 Rte. 903
Albrightsville, PA 18210

Emmaus Public Library
11 E Main St.
Emmaus, PA 18049

Lehighton Area Memorial Library
124 North St.
Lehighton, PA 18235

Lower Macungie Library
3450 Brookside Rd.
Macungie, PA 18062

Palmerton Area Library
402 Delaware Ave.
Palmerton, PA 18071

Slatington Public Library
650 Main St.
Slatington, PA 18080

Southern Lehigh Public Library
3200 Preston Ln.
Center Valley, PA 18034

Public Library of Catasauqua
302 Bridge St.
Catasauqua, PA 18032

Whitehall Township Public Library
3700 Mechanicsville Rd.
Whitehall, PA 18052


Contact the Reference Desk by phone at (610) 398-1361 x106
or via email at info@parklandlibrary.org.

We’re excited about LCLC and would be happy to help!

Ready to Unlock the Power of LCLC?

Stop by the circulation desk to sign up for a library card. Please be sure to bring your current library card and a valid photo ID that verifies your name and current address with you.

3 Clicks to Access Over 550,000 Items

In 2018, the members of the LCLC migrated to a new public catalog system called SPARK. Thanks to SPARK’s functionality, all the cooperative’s collections were combined, giving you access to over half a million items!

To find items within the entire LCLC collection, you must first navigate to our catalog and type what you’re looking for into the search box. Then, to the right of the search box, click on the Library dropdown menu, click “Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative” from the top of the list, and click the “Search” button. Three clicks! It’s that easy!

PCL has created a comprehensive guide to cataloging. Learn more about Cataloging 101 in the library’s News here.

LCLC in the News

March 5, 2019
11 Lehigh Valley, Carbon County Libraries Form Cooperative via 69 News

February 19, 2019
Library-Sharing Program a Hit in Carbon County via WNEP (Also Available via Newsbank)

February 18, 2019
More at Your Fingertips – LCLC Allows Cardholders Access to More Resources via Times News

September 28, 2018
Lehigh-Carbon Libraries Join Forces to Provide Faster Service via The Morning Call (Also Available via Newsbank)