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Happy Labor Day!!
Our Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st. Enjoy your day off have fun!

We hope to see you Tuesday, the 2nd.


The Westmoreland Library Network will no longer support older versions of Microsoft Windows® due to known issues. Your computer must have Windows XP® or higher in order to access your Polaris account. If you do not have Windows XP® or higher, you will be unable to access your Polaris account to look at your items checked out, fines, holds, reading list, etc.

Please be aware that while the library staff cannot assist patrons in resolving this issue, you are welcome to use the library's public computers to access your Polaris account.

New Calendars Now Available: The library's June and July 2014 calendars are now available. View them here

Reading Rescue -- A Monthly Article of Featured Selections: To help you forget the icebox we're living in, here are some recommendations to curl up with in front of a fire or under a cozy blanket. All books are, as always, available at or through the Penn Area Library. Read this month's Reading Rescue article to see our featured selections for January.

Library Fundraiser

"History of Penn Township" by John W. Mochnick
Your purchase helps to support the library!

Book price: $15 (includes map of Penn Township, Westmoreland County 1982)
Map only: $5

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Mission Statement
Ensure that quality library resources and information services are available to all.

Vision Statement
To provide the right resources and services at the right time.

Statement of Service
Information and library resources are provided for the education, information, interest and enlightenment of all patrons of the Penn Area Library. A person's right to use the library is not denied or abridged on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, age, country of national origin, individual life style or physical limitation.

Penn Area Library will endeavor to provide a wide range of materials. Materials are not excluded because of the origin, background or view of those contributing to their creation. It is also the intent of the Penn Area Library to enter into reciprocal agreements with other libraries and agencies to improve service to its patrons through the shared use of resources.


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