Library cards may be obtained free of charge to all Erie County residents presenting identification which indicates the applicant’s address


Renew books by phone (814-725-4057)

Reserve requests – Holds

Inter-library loans- Access Pennsylvania participation, the statewide library card system

Telephone reference advisory

Book drop after hours

Copying, faxing, and scanning

2 community meeting rooms, available upon application

Book delivery

Used book & media sales twice a year (March & October)

Children’s programs during the school year, see children’s page for summer schedules

“Books ‘N Banter” monthly adult newsletter and a monthly children’s newsletter

There are special events throughout the year:

March Usborne Book Fair

April’s National Library Week

Summer Reading Program with prize incentives

October Teen Read Week

November Children’s Book Week daily book drawings

We also have parties with homemade Christmas piñatas!