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Renew Your Materials through the Public Catalog

You can now renew your checked out materials via our online catalog at Just log into your account and click on Renew next to the material you want to renew. Most items can be renewed twice. If you do not see the “Renew” link next to the item in your list of checkouts then you cannot renew it. This means you have either reached the renewal limit for the item or someone has placed a reserve on it.

Summer Reading Club Sponsorship

Last year, over 600 children and teens participated in our Summer Reading Club program. This Summer, we want to engage our community in helping to make it even more successful. An individual, association, club or business who donates goods, services, discount coupons or money towards the Summer Reading Club will receive a receipt for Federal Tax Exemption. This is a great way to advertise your business and get exposure as being part of a community that cares. With your help, we will be able to Read More +

VITA Returns February 2nd

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance workers will once again be available to help the public with free tax assistance at the Meadville Public Library. Beginning February 2nd, volunteers will be available six days a week: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30-5:00; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 7:00; Saturdays 12:00-4:00. The program runs through April 11th. VITA is a free tax preparation service for residents of Meadville who made $50,000 or less in 2014. If you have trouble filing your taxes, have not filed taxes, or Read More +