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South Park Public Library Contact Info & Hours

The Library is located in the same building as the Administrative Offices at the Municipal Complex at 2575 Brownsville Road, South Park, Pa 15129. The library can be reached at (412) 833-5585 during normal business hours. Below are the library's hours of operation.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Saturday
1:00 P.M.
to
9:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M.
to
9:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M.
to
9:00 P.M.
1:00 P.M.
to
9:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M.
to
5:00 P.M.

Closed Fridays, Sundays and Most Major Holidays!


The South Park Township Library Website

Frequently Asked Questions About the Library

Information about the Library

South Park Township Library’s roots reach back to 1833 and the private library of John Moore, a resident of the area now called Library. Around that time, Mr. Moore began collecting money to expand his library and make it available to his neighbors. The library’s collection grew to 2,000 volumes. Residents of the area paid to use the library and the funds generated were used to purchase new books. This neighborhood group of library users formed the “Library Society”.

In 1960, the Windover Hills Woman’s Club founded the first public library in South Park. Housed in a building on the site of what is now Windover Hills United Methodist Church, the library charged adults $1.50 for membership, but children could receive library cards at no cost. As time went on, the South Park Township Library made the decision to no longer charge residents for its services.

The Library is housed in the lower level of the municipal building and currently boasts a collection of over 40,000 items, including magazines, best-selling fiction and non-fiction books, books on CD, music CD’s, DVD's, Blu-Ray movies and large print books. Thirteen (13) computers are available for public use. All thirteen (13) computers have Internet access. There are also two (2) catalog computers that can be used by patrons to find library materials. The Library has a consumer education selection for the entrepreneur, the investor and all our patrons. The Library also provides a growing number of career and job resources that any patron can use.

Resources for children make up more than half of the library's collection. The Children’s Room has a large collection of picture books, books for beginning readers and book and audio-visual collections.

The Library Board of Trustees, the advisory board directly responsible for Library policy, meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building in the Municipal Complex. Meetings are open to the public and your input is always welcome.

The Library Staff Includes:

Library Director: Sharon Bruni
Children's Librarian: Tamela Pauline
Librarian: Jeff Connelly
Adult Services Coordinator: Donna Neiport
Full-Time Clerk: Darla Dietz
Part-Time Clerks: Nicole Clement, Kara Holmes, and Bonnie Kondas
Part-Time Web Coordinator/Computer Instructor/Clerk: Christopher Satter
Part-Time Pages: Natalie Robison and Chloe Teagardner

The Friends of the South Park Library was founded on October 2, 1974. It is a volunteer organization whose primary objective is to stimulate interest in and use of the Library. The Friends-sponsored book sales in the Fall and the Spring are the most popular of their activities. They also publish a newsletter, which is available at the Library. Membership in the Friends is open to anyone who values the Library.


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