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110 East Venango Street | Mercer, PA 16137 | 724-662-4233

"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."-Beecher

Mercer Area Library

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Library Hours

Tuesday – 10 AM to 6:30 PM
Wednesday – 10 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday – 10 AM to 6:30 PM

Friday – 10 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday – 10 AM to 12:30 PM

In-person browsing only:

Curbside Pickup is not available on Saturday.

Closed Sunday and Monday


Visiting the library in person? Click here for important information about your visit.

All library programming, including the use of the meeting room, is suspended until further notice. We ask for your continued understanding and patience as more services are gradually phased back in.

All library materials are to be returned by their due dates in the outside book drop. At this time, DVDs and Audiobooks may be placed in the outside book drop.

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Is there an item we don't own that you would like to borrow? We can search our shared database of libraries across the commonwealth and try to get it for you.


In light of the recent pandemic and reduced funding, we can use your donations to our general budget now more than ever. Thank you for your support!


The library provides fun and educational programs for all ages. From Preschool Storytime and Make-and-Take Craft Days to Nature Presentations, Book Clubs, and seminars, your next great outing may be at your local library!


Our monthly newsletter is one of the best ways to keep up with everything that is going on at the library. From special announcements to our monthly programming schedule, the newsletter is your source for all things Mercer Area Library!


The library is always looking for dedicated individuals who are seeking rewarding volunteer opportunities.  From working at the front desk to helping with programs we appreciate all those who take the time to volunteer at the library.

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New Additions

We are constantly adding new content to the library collection.


Click the button below to view all items added in the last 30 days.

Upcoming Releases

Want to see what upcoming releases the library has on order? Want to be one of the first to read an upcoming release?


Click the button below to view items we have on order and to place a reserve so you can be one of the first to read it.

Curbside Pickup

Pickup is available Tuesday through Friday.


Requests will be ready for pickup the next business day and you may request up to 7 items per card.


Online Resources

From ebooks, audiobooks, and free language-learning software to databases and online research tools, your library card provides you with access to a large collection of online resources! A few of our favorite resources are below.

Technology Resources

The Mercer Area Library continues to provide patrons access to some of the latest technologies available, including 3D printing, GoPro, robotics, and coding.

To use one of these resources, please contact the library.

For 3D printing, please click here to request a print.

Call us: (724) 662-4233

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Visit us: 110 E. Venango Street, Mercer, PA 16137