Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Penn Hills Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing together people who are interested in the well being of the library. The Friends work to provide programming, furnishings and library materials for those items not included in the regular library budget. The Friends welcome gifts of time, money and materials from their members and the community. These donations are channeled into gifts that benefit the library and its patrons.

The officers of the organization are:

  • Barbara Girlardo, President
  • Janet Wargo, Secretary
  • Sylvia Yurchison, Treasurer

To join the Friends, please complete a membership form which is available at the circulation desks and on the information table on the lower level. You may also send your name, address, telephone number and payment to:

Friends of the Penn Hills Library
1037 Saltsburg Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Membership dues are to be paid at the time of registration. This can be done at the library or by mail with the address information noted above. Make checks payable to Friends of the Penn Hills Library.

Choose one of the membership categories noted below:

  • Individual $10.00
  • Donor $50.00
  • Family $25.00
  • Patron $100.00
  • Organizations/Associations $30.00

Semi-Annual Book Sale

The Friends have two major fundraising activities - the spring and fall book sales. You may donate gently used adult or children's books, puzzles, games, records, videos, DVDs, CDs, cassettes and magazines (no National Geographics) for our sale. Please deposit your items in the donations book drop located near the Friends' room on the second floor. Another recepticle is located in the vending area on the first floor.