About Us
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For Over 100 Years...

We serve the communities of Zelienople Borough, Harmony Borough, Lancaster Township and Jackson Township.

Established in 1920. Our current building was dedicated in 1975.

We belong to the Library System of Butler County.

We participate in the ACCESS PA statewide library system.

Our collection includes over 40,000 items including books, videos, audios, compact discs, magazines and puppets and CD-ROMs.

We offer patrons computers for surfing the internet, word processing and print shop projects. Call to schedule a time and learn our policies.

The Zelienople Area Public Library is part of the the PA Forward Initiative and recently earned its Gold Start Status.  PA Forward is an initiative from the Pennsylvania Library Association with the goal of helping all Pennsylvania citizens reach their full potential. The program highlights five core literacies and encourages public libraries to conduct programming focusing on basic literacy, information literacy, civic and social literacy, health literacy and financial literacy.

Additional Offerings:

The Jennifer Adham Memorial Children’s Library
The Judy Cinci Peffer Elementary Education Collection
Tri-County Quilters Quilt Collection
The Zelienople Library Presents Series

Our Mission:

To afford people of all ages a community center dedicated to life long learning, enjoyment and discovery.

Our Vision:

The library seeks to fulfill its mission by acquiring and maintaining comprehensive resources and by adapting to the needs of the community.

Our People

Nicole Sloka

Library Director

Amy Kellner

Adult Services Librarian

Alyssa Smith

Children's Services Librarian

Levi Ryan

Young Adult Programming &

Marketing Coordinator

Sheila Thomas

Library Clerk

Executive Board

President - Gina Elliott

Vice President - Mike English

Treasurer - Carl Abel

Secretary - Cyndi Peluso

Municipal Appointments

Harmony - Kathy Luek

Zelienople - Doug Foyle

Lancaster Twp. - Margaret Miller

Jackson Twp. - Elaine Hockenberger

Member-At-Large - Cathy Baker

Municipal Appointments

Trustees meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Library.

If you would like to address the board please contact the director prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda. If you are interested in serving on the board please leave your contact info for the director.

2024 Scheduled Trustees Meetings:

No meeting in July or November, December meeting first week.

January 24, February 28, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, August 28, September 25, October 23, December 4.

No meeting in July and November 

Special Thanks:

The staff and trustees also would like to take this opportunity to thank our crew of loyal volunteers for their help in shelving and various other endeavors. We could not do without our wonderful group of adult and junior volunteers. If you would like to volunteer at the Library please stop in for a volunteer interest questionnaire or fill out the form here.

227 South High Street

Zelienople, PA 16063

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Thank you for supporting the Zelienople Area Public Library!

Donations may be made to the general fund, for a memorial/honor book for a loved one, or for specific services.