Meyersdale Public Library


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General Information
Description of ProgramCollection of information resources in print or in other forms that is organized and made accessible for reading or study. The word derives from the Latin liber (“book”). The origin of libraries lies in the keeping of written records, a practice that dates at least to the 3rd millennium BC in Babylonia. The first libraries as repositories of books were those of the Greek temples and those established in conjunction with the Greek schools of philosophy in the 4th century BC. Today's libraries frequently contain periodicals, microfilms, tapes, videos, compact discs, and other materials in addition to books. The growth of on-line communications networks has enabled library users to search electronically linked databases worldwide.
ObjectivesOur focus is on providing information resources, genealogy, and local history. We also offer a creative and welcoming environment for children, which includes our special storytelling area where we hold a weekly "story hour" event on most Fridays.
LocationSomerset
Geographic AreaThe Meyersdale Public Library is located at 210 Center Street in Meyersdale, PA, which is in Somerset County, southwestern PA above the Western Maryland panhandle. Follow 219 South from Somerset or 219 North from Route 68 through the Casselman River Valley between Mount Davis on the West and the Allegheny Ridge on the East.
Facility/ADA AccessYes to entrance to the building
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F: 10am-7pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: Closed
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMs. Amy Hanley
Contact's PositionDirector
Contact's Phone814-634-0512
Contact's Emailmpldirector@meyersdalelibrary.com
Physical Site Address 1210 Center Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipMeyersdale, PA 15552
Mailing Address 1PO Box 98
Mailing City, State, ZipMeyersdale, PA 15552
Main Phone814-634-0512
Fax814-634-0512
Web Addresshttp://meyersdalelibrary.com/
 
Director Information
Director's NameMs. Amy Hanley
Director's PositionDirector
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Meyersdale Public Library
This Program: Meyersdale Public Library
Affiliated Services: Meyersdale Public Library Book Loan
Meyersdale Public Library Children's Library Services
Meyersdale Public Library Court Community Service Site
Meyersdale Public Library Friends of the Library Reading Club
Meyersdale Public Library Genealogy Department
Meyersdale Public Library Interlibrary Loan
Meyersdale Public Library Large Print Materials/Collections
Meyersdale Public Library Library Assistant Volunteer Opportunities
Meyersdale Public Library Local History Department
Meyersdale Public Library Professional Skills Development Support
Meyersdale Public Library Public Access Computers/ Tools
Meyersdale Public Library Public Internet Access Site
Meyersdale Public Library Recording/Tape/CD Collections
Meyersdale Public Library Reference/Information
Meyersdale Public Library Story Hour
Meyersdale Public Library Videotape/DVD Collections