UPDATE—Zelienople Area Public Library


On November 23, 2020, Governor Tom Wolf issued additional mitigation efforts re: COVID-19—please see


Zelienople Area Public Library will close temporarily starting Monday November 30, 2020 until further notice.    But PLEASE NOTE--most Library services will still be available to you!  See below.  We are hoping to reopen in a few weeks.  Please check our Facebook page for updates regarding reopening.  We thank you for your patience and understanding.

 Services available to you—starting Monday November 30 up through when the Library re-opens (which hopefully will be soon!):  Hours: M,W,S 10-5;  T,TH 12-7;  F 10-7



  •  CURBSIDE PICKUP of your holds/materials requests. Place holds on selected materials via the Online Catalog, or by calling us.  Watch this video for a “how to” on placing holds via our online catalog: 


  • Wi-FI available outside of building in our parking lot. Call us for WIFI password.



  • Virtual programming available – children’s storytimes, teen programs, and adult programming—see our Facebook page or website for more information


  • Printing Services—email the documents you need printed. Payment due when printouts picked up


  • Local telephone reference, information, and reader advisory assistance 724-452-9330


  • 24/7 access to online resources—ebooks, eaudiobooks, online magazines, movies, tv shows, music, learn a foreign language via Mango, more! Look on our website or call 724-452-9330 for information.  Select “eResources” at top of this page--


  • WiFi Hotspots available to check out—1 week loan period. Call 724-452-9330 for more information








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Centennial Celebration


100 Book Reading Challenge  - Feb 1st through Dec 1st -more info here


Reader's Relief on tap at ShuBrew  Sept 24th - 30th

Raise a glass to 100 years. $1 / pint benefits the Library.


Centennial Procession  Saturday, October 10th, 3pm

A cavalcade of bannered trucks & classic cars will promenade through Zelie and Harmony to thank our communities.


100th Birthday Puppet Show  Saturday, October 17th, 2pm

Kids and adults will enjoy Billy and the Story Machine presented by Adam Swartz Puppets, at the Zelie Park - Mussig shelter.


The Library at Zelie Stroll  Thurs, Sept 24th & October 22nd, 4-8pm

Stop by to say hi and receive a reading prize pack.





Regular Children’s Programs  


Weekly Storytimes

Due to the recent rise in COVID19 cases, we will be cancelling in-person storytimes for the month of December. Please check back in as we hope to restart in January! Consider instead dropping by to pick up a storytime kit each week.


Grab and Go Kits

Starting in December, we will offer activity packets in lieu of storytime.  All kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


All other regular programming has been suspended due to COVID-19 until further notice.

Little Ones Storytime and Lapsit: (ages 0-17 months) A caregiver and me lapsit storytime. Wednesdays at 10:30!


Toddler Storytime: (ages 18-36 months) A 30-minute storytime with books, songs, and rhymes. Fridays at 10:30!


Preschool Storytime: (ages 3-5) Storytime with books, songs, and rhymes. This is a great way to get your young one ready for school! Thursdays at 10:30!


Block Party--Join us monthly from 10:30-11:30 as we get out all the blocks and build! VEHICLE themed this month!!!  We’ll get out our trucks and cars along with our blocks.  This is a fun way for your child to learn STEM skills at an early age, plus socialization skills! No registration necessary.


Curious Club–Especially for ages 3-6, this group focuses on STEM skills in the world of Curious George.  We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 4-5 pm–no need to register! Curious Club is presented as part of our Inquire Within program with WQED Education, powered by Deep Well Services. 


Pages and Paws–Presented every second Tuesday of the month.  Kids can come read to a special pet of the month. This is a great way for struggling readers to gain confidence and practice their reading skills, and it’s also a way to introduce your child to different animals! In the past we have been visited by dogs, cats, and even a bunny!


Make a Difference Club–Kids, do you want to learn how you can improve your community? Join Make a Difference Club!   No registration necessary! This is a great environmental STEM opportunity funded by a grant from the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection. Open to all kids ages 9-12 on the third Tuesday of the month, 5:00-5:45 pm. 


Homeschoolers Make a Difference Club–Featuring the same activities as above, but at a more convenient time for homeschoolers’ busy schedules! With extra library skill activities, too! First Tuesday of the month, 2:00-2:45 pm. 


Lego Club–Children ages 6+ are welcome at Lego Club. Presented the third Saturday of the month at 11 am-noon, this is a great activity for the whole family. The children will be given a special STEM challenge to build with their Legos, and then we display them in the library. 


Upcoming Events

Nov 27 2020
Dec 24 2020

Christmas Eve Closed

12:00 — 12:00