Donate to the Library

You can donate to the library in many ways!

Donate Now

Your tax-deductible contribution helps advance library services, builds collections, and improves technology and facilities. Donations of all sizes are appreciated!

To donate by cash or check: Print out the donation form and simply drop off or mail your donation.

To donate by credit card: Use the online form through our Polaris online catalog.

Don’t forget to check with your employer or former employer to see if they will match your gift. You can also donate by participating in our Buy a Brick fundraiser.

Memorialize or Honor Someone with a Purchase

Would you like a book or some other material in our collection to be designated in memory of someone? Simply complete this form and return it to us with a check for the donation amount. You can also honor a loved one, a family member, an associate, or an organization with a material purchase. Complete this form and return it with your donation.

Penn Area Library is a United Way Agency

Make contributions to Penn Area Library
using agency code 3076 and
Westmoreland County code U696

Donate Books and Other Materials

Give your gently used books, CDs, and videos an “afterlife” by donating them to the Friends of the Library for book sales. Proceeds fund special projects, programs and facilities improvements. Contributions are tax-deductible. Drop off your contributions at any time during regular library hours.

Donate Your Time and Talent

Volunteers provide essential support for library functions, including mailings, programs, and maintenance. Click here to complete a form and let us know you are interested.

Join the Friends

The Penn Area Library’s Friends of the Library group provides volunteer help and supplemental funds for special projects and collections that the library could not otherwise afford. Contact the Penn Area Library for more information about joining the Friends group or come to their meetings which are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Leave a Legacy

Remember Penn Area Library in your will or make a different kind of “planned gift.”