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Monongahela Area Library


To educate, enrich and enhance the community.

Programs and Services

  • Basic Services - The Monongahela Area Library (MAL) supplies books, DVDs, Music CDs, Audiobooks, Electronic Books (e-books), Electronic Audiobooks (e-audio) and magazines/periodicals for free to all ages in the community with your WAGGIN library card. The WAGGIN library system services all of Washington, Greene and Fayette Counties. As a member of WAGGIN, our patrons have access to over 850,000 items.
  • Electronic Services - We provide eight public computers, where members of the community can access the internet for free. Access to our WIFI is free with your library card. Printing, copying and faxing services are also available. Through the WAGGIN system, card holders have access to free databases, like Gale Courses, which are instructor-led educational courses, and Overdrive, a service to download e-books and e-audio.
  • Programs - We offer a multitude of fun and educational programming for all ages, from toddlers to senior citizens. Lifelong learning is very important to our mission. Our current standing programming selections include Storytime once a week, Pajama Storytime once a month, a monthly Children’s STEM series, Art and Crafts programs, monthly Book Clubs for Adults and Teens, and Basic Computer Classes for Adults.
  • Community Center - We strive to be a community center for our service area. Our mission is to educate, enrich and enhance the community. We take our role as a community center very seriously. We have partnered with other local community organizations to host programs. In addition to all the other services we provide, we also distribute tax forms and serve as a polling place. Members from the community can utilize space in the library for reading, leisure, and meeting others.
  • Genealogy - As we focus on the future, we cannot forget our past. Our Genealogy & History Collection has more than 800 volumes, and microfilm of the Monongahela Valley Republican (1851 – 1870; 1876 – 1908), the Monongahela Valley Daily Republican (most volumes 1881 – 1970), the Daily Herald (most volumes 1970 – 1983) and The Bentleyville Courier newspapers (1976 – 1982), and governmental minutes of the city from the 1850s to the 1920s.

Primary Revenue Sources

Pennsylvania State Aid

Primary Fundraising Event

Bi-annual Fleatique booksale and table rentals

2017 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-1181467
Net Assets$360,987


Name:Amy Riegner
Address:813 West Main Street
Monongahela, PA 15063

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