A Safe Space for Researchers, Readers, and Book Lovers
Enriching the Minds of People in the Local Area
Read and research at the Charleroi Area Public Library. Our nonprofit establishment in Charleroi, Pennsylvania is for book lovers and curious individuals who are looking to quench their thirst for knowledge.
To encourage lifelong learning and provide public access to written, recorded, and electronic resources.
We have more than 30,000 cataloged items, books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Periodicals such as National Geographic, Pennsylvania Game News, and Smithsonian are included in our selection as well.
Visitors can also read the latest issue of Mon Valley Independent, the local newspaper.
The Children’s Room
This delightful little nook is where we shelf reading materials for kids. We keep chapter books for more advanced young readers and storybooks for the littlest learners in this area.
Our library offers free Wi-Fi in the facility. Visitors have access to several computers so that they can research faster as well. Printing, photo scanning, and faxing services are also available for a small fee.
Some of Our Programs
Lectures With Guest Speakers and Presenters
Children’s Story Time
Kid’s Summer Reading Programs
Holiday Festival Activities
About Our Historical Library
The Charleroi Area Public Library is located in downtown Charleroi, a small town in Washington County, Pennsylvania. It is housed in the former local United States Post Office, which is a National Historic Landmark building built in 1912.
Our library was previously named after John K. Tener, the 25th Governor of Pennsylvania. However, the name was later changed to Charleroi Area Public Library.
Our Service Areas
Since 1941, the Charleroi Area Public Library has been serving more than 12,000 residents in the Mid Monongahela Valley. These citizens include individuals from the following places:
We’d Be Happy To Hear From You
For additional information about our book selection and library services, feel free to get in touch with us today. You can also ask about renting our space for an event. We look forward to hearing from you soon!