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The State College Branch of AAUW was founded in 1916 and has approximately 155 members who continually seek ways to work toward improving the lives of all women. We welcome new members! Read more about our branch.

Used Book Workshop Re-opens June 17

The Used Book Workshop, located at 176 Technology Dr., Boalsburg, will re-open Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a special book donation day. From June 19 until Labor Day, the Workshop will be open on Monday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. You are invited to bring your book donation during workshop hours, simply press the white doorbell located adjacent to the loading dock to bring them inside.

Upcoming meetings

  • The first program of the 2017-2018 year will be held on Thursday, September 14 in the second floor meeting room of Foxdale Village. Plan to arrive at 5:30 p.m. bringing the potluck dish you're contributing to dinner, then stay for the "Follow the Money" panel that follows. Representatives of three organizations that received community grants from the AAUW State College Branch will discuss the programs their organization will deliver as a result of branch support.

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AAUW State College Announces Centennial Gift

To commemorate 100 years as a branch, AAUW State College awarded $100,000 to the Penn State Forum Distinguished Speaker Series. Pictured: Connie Wheeler, Centennial Gift Chair; Sally Kalin, Finance VP; Dr. Lori Bechtel-Wherry, Forum Chair; Dr. Blannie Bowen, Forum Administrative Head; and Dr. Billie Willits, Co-president. To learn more, click here.

Branch Community Grants Awarded

At its June 7 Board meeting, the AAUW State College Branch approved $48,540 in community grants from proceeds of the 2017 Used Book Sale. Community grant recipients include the Centre County Women's Resource Center, Mid-State Literacy Council, Inc., the Centre County Library and Historical Museum, and two elementary school libraries. Please click here for a complete listing of grant recipients.