Library to Reopen with New Look

When the Meadville Public Library reopens on August 17th, returning patrons will notice a few changes to the building’s interior. The library’s first floor, long home to non-fiction and technology services, has been completely renovated with new paint and carpet throughout. The most noticeable change that accompanies the renovation is the restoration of the original cast iron stacks, the centerpiece of the main floor, that has been covered up since 1970. Funding for the renovation came from the newly established Linda … Read more…

Gift Establishes The Linda M. DeArment Preservation Fund

The Meadville Public Library announced today the establishment of the Linda M. DeArment Preservation Fund, a permanent endowment fund dedicated to the preservation, enhancement, and general upkeep of the primary library building at 848 North Main Street. The annual income from the fund will allow the library to properly plan for future maintenance and enhancements for the library.   In the past, the library has relied on grant money and fund drives to provide the funding for maintaining and enhancing the library.  … Read more…

Library to Reopen on August 17th

The Meadville Public Library’s Board of Directors passed a reopening plan for the Meadville Public Library last week at its monthly meeting. The Library will reopen to the public on Monday, August 17th at 9:00 AM. This reopening comes with new library hours which will be 9AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday and 9AM to 1PM on Saturdays. The library will reserve the first hour each day from 9 to 10 for use by  senior citizens. Though the library will … Read more…