About Bentleyville Public Library
Our MissionThe Bentleyville Public Library was founded in 1941 by the Bentleyville Chapter of the Daughters of the American Pioneers. Today, the library serves the residents of Bentleyville, Cokeburg, Ellsworth Borough, North Bethleham, and Somerset Township. The mission of the library is to provide an environment, resources, and programs that inspire lifelong learning, advanced knowledge, and the love of reading, and enhance the quality of life in our community.
Areas We Serve in PA
- Bentleyville Borough
- Cokeburgh Borough
- Ellsworth Borough
- North Bethlehem Township
- Somerset Township
What We Offer
Your library card is free and gives you access to a large collection of books, audio books, DVD’s, backpack kits, magazines, newspapers, ebooks, downloadable audio, Gale Courses, many e-Resources and so much more.
You don’t need a library card to attend any of our programs or visit the library.
The library is part of the Waggin System and involves a shared collection with over 20 libraries.
The library provides many different learning programs throughout the year that also includes:
- Storytime for children
- Summer Reading Program
- Lego Club
- Coffee & Crayons for adults and a monthly Book Club
- Recipe Club, Knit-Wits, along with a weight loss program called TOPS
- We also have outreach programs that go beyond the library doors
- We have WiFi capabilities along with tables that you can stop by to get your work done.
- If you don't have a computer we have public computers you may use with your driver’s license.