Monessen Public Library

Mon Valley Genealogy Forum

The Mon Valley Genealogy Forum will meet on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM in the Reading Area of the library. The Library of Congress oral history of Abe Wilen will be shown in honor of Veterans Day. Abe Wilen was the owner of Eisenberg’s Department Store and flew combat missions with Jimmy Stewart, the actor. The session is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Welcome to the Monessen Public Library!

Beginning November 11, 2014 you will need to have a VALID LIBRARY CARD to access the library's wifi (wireless) network.

eBook service: OVERDRIVE


Welcome to the Next Generation of your library’s digital collection! We’ve made it faster and more intuitive to connect you to the books you love. Through the Westmoreland Library Network, OVERDRIVE is available to valid cardholders who are registered at Monessen Public Library. Visit the OVERDRIVE eBook center here: 

Overdrive eReading Room


November 2014 Events

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Beginning Genealogy Class

11 AM

Mon Valley Genealogy Forum

6 PM

Special Thanksgiving Story Time and Craft Session

6:00 pm

Thanksgiving Day

Library closed

Library Catalog

Over 700,000 items are available to you with your Westmoreland Library Network card. Your card entitles you to order items from 21 libraries in Westmoreland County and have them delivered to the Monessen Public Library, AT NO COST! Enter the catalog search here.


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New Books


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Digital Comic Museum

Digital Comic Museum is the best site for downloading FREE public domain Golden Age Comics. All files have been researched by their staff and users to make sure they are copyright free and in the public domain. To start downloading just register an account and enjoy these great comic books. There is no charge per download and the goal of the project is to archive these comic books online and make them widely available. Visit now >