Category: Did You Know

The MTPL newsblast, “Did you know?”

Have you heard about the Affordable Connectivity Program?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a Federal Communications Commission program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. This new benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) using an online or mail in application.

You can learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting, or by calling 877-384-2575.

Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians

LAMP Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians
Have you heard about the Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians? This service is available for all PA residents who can’t access standard print due to a change in vision, dyslexia, or if holding a book or turning its pages is difficult. LAMP circulates over 1.5 million titles in accessible formats like digital, digital download, Braille, print/Braille, large-print and Audio described DVDs to Pennsylvanians. For more information about who is eligible, visit

Watch this informative video to learn more about LAMP!

Questions? Fill out the LAMP contact form at, call 1-800-222-1754 or email

Fall into a good book!

Need book recommendations? Check out the the lists below, or visit the links to the Recommended Reading pages for more topics!

Adult Recommended Reading

Adult New Books:

Youth Services Recommended Reading

Great Audiobooks for Family Road Trips:

Visit the Youth Services Recommended Reading page for more lists by topic and age!

Or, get personalized book recommendations with Your Next 5 Books

Fill out the “Your Next 5 Books” form and one of our librarians will create a list of suggestions for you. You will receive an email with 5 suggested titles!
Submit the form and tell our librarians what you like or don't like One of our librarians will select five books just for you. We will send your booklist directly to your email.