Patrons Drive

Patrons Drive Dear Friend, “The Library is free, it is yours, it will continue its excellent work year after year.” These words are as true today as they were when they were spoken in 1925 at the dedication of our library building. What started out 90 years ago as a collection of 10,000 books has now grown to encompass nearly 100,000 items. And while the beautiful brick exterior of our building remains unchanged, our offerings have expanded and kept up with the times. No one Read More +

Air Conditioning @MPL

The latest heat wave is proving to be challenging for the staff and patrons of the Meadville Public Library. Patrons are now being greeted with a sign on the door saying the cooling system is broken and unrepairable. The library is managing the current heat wave by installing new ceiling and box fans in as many locations as possible. Known to be a cool oasis during hot humid days, the library is now without air conditioning. Afternoon temperatures in the library have soared into the Read More +