About Us

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Library System Profile:

The Centre County Library and Historical Museum is located in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. We support three Branch Libraries  located in Centre Hall and Philipsburg, Pennsylvania. We also operate a Bookmobile that travels throughout Centre County.


Centre County Library and Historical Museum is a free community destination providing books, information and technology resources to preserve our heritage and promote a lifetime of reading and learning.


Centre County Library and Historical Museum will be an inviting and vital part of our community by providing access to current technology and services to foster education and to enhance our community’s quality of life.  

Core Values:

We believe in intellectual freedom.
We respect all patrons’ privacy and confidentiality.
We believe in access for all.
We will treat everyone with courtesy and fairness.
We will be efficient and effective in all we do to provide quality service in a welcoming environment.
We will be innovative and timely in our response to technology and the information needs of our community.
We will work in partnership with other organizations to further the the Library’s mission.
We will govern with sound financial management and oversight.

2013 Centre County Library Board of Trustees:

Mitzi Adams
Cathy Brachbill
Walt Chorle
Karen Drosnes
Deb Gaebel
Kimberly Hamilton
Ray Hankinson
Samuel McGinley
Amy Niewinski
Board meetings are open to the public, and take place on the 4th Thursday of each month, starting at 6:30 in Bellefonte unless other arrangements are made.

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