Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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The Penn Area Library has a
large number of items in its collection to lend. Items include: books
for adults, young adults, grade schoolers, and toddlers; movies and
documentaries on videotapes and DVDs; audiotapes, CDs, and MP3s; and children's
kits. Click to find the loan
period for items and
fines for overdue
To apply for a library card, simply stop in the library
with valid photo identification. You can read our complete
procedures for Receiving a Library Card
Children 6-18 years of age who want to apply for a library card must
have their parent or guardian come into the library with them, present
photo identification, and sign the agreement.
If we do not have an item in our collection that you
want, we can get it for you through inter-library loan. Inter-library loans are usually
available within three to five days. Please come into the library or
complete this online form to request an
Penn Area Library has several computers available to the
public for word processing and reference. Time
permitting, the library staff will try to help with computer basics. Regrettably,
the staff is not able to offer extensive explanations or
provide in-depth training. Please use the help button or ask for a
reference book or program manual. Click here to read our complete
Guidelines for Computer Usage
and Internet Policy.
The Penn Area Library does not provide e-mail accounts
to users. However, users with existing accounts may access their
accounts through the library's public Internet terminals. Click here to
read the complete E-Mail Policy.
Children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied
and under the direct supervision of a parent or caregiver when using the
computers. Children ages 12 to 18 years, inclusive, are required to have
a parent or caregiver signature on their Penn Area Library Internet Use Agreement on file in
The Penn Area Library recently acquired a genealogy CD
for the patrons to use to conduct basic web searching on their family
trees. Inquire at the circulations desk.
The multi-purpose room is for the use of library
and for duly authorized recreational, municipal, or community bodies.
The room is available during normal
library hours. Reservations must be made in person at the library
or via the phone. Library activities have priority in the use of the
room. Permission to use the meeting room does not imply endorsement of
any organization using the room. The complete Multi-Purpose Room Policy can
be viewed here.