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Eighty Years of Service to You!

In 2016, Monessen Public Library & Cultural Center celebrates our eightieth year of service to Monessen and the Mon Valley. During the year, there will be special events and commemorations to celebrate the Library’s contribution to the Mon Valley.

Currently, we are having a contest to see how many people will check out 80 items from Monessen Public Library during 2016. At the end of the year, the patrons, who become members of the “80 Club”, will be entered in a drawing for a great prize! Start Reading!!!!!

New Children's Library Blog

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Library Closed for Holiday

Monessen Public Library & Cultural Center will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016, for the observance of Independence Day.

Library Summer Hours

The Library summer hours for Saturday will be from 9 AM until 2 PM, until after Labor Day. The rest of the week remains the same.

Military Banners

To view the Monessen military banners please click here!

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: 

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

Overdrive eReading Room


July 2016 Events

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Red, White and Move

11 AM

Independence Day

Library Closed

Get Moving

11 AM

Wacky Wednesdays

5:30 PM

Inside Out/Head to Toe

11 AM

Mother Goose Olympics

11 AM & 6 PM

Building With Letters

11 AM

Board Meeting

5:15 PM

Wacky Wednesdays

5:30 PM

One Book, One Community

10:30 AM

Fitness Circuit

11 AM

Summer Reading Finish Line Picnic

5 PM

Mon Valley Genealogy Forum

5:30 PM

Toddler Time

11 AM

Nature Scavenger Hunt

11 AM & 6 PM

Water Play Day

11 AM

Build a Boat

11 AM

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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Monessen Public Library Has...

• 10 public computers • Wireless access • E-Books • DVD’s • Graphic novels • Meeting rooms at no charge •
• Inter Library Loan (we can get material for you that Monessen doesn’t own) •
• Fax service ($1.00/page) • Photocopy/Printing service (.20/page for b&w and .50/page for color) •