The mission of the Chartiers-Houston Community Library is to provide equal access of the resources and services of the Library to the community and the community at-large.

The Chartiers-Houston Community Library inspires lifelong learning and encourages the development of independent, self-confident and literate citizens by providing a staff, up-to-date technology, and quality materials, programs and services.


Basic Library Information:

Patron computers with internet and word processing capabilities are available free of charge to all library cardholders. Printing is available via these computers at $0.25 per black and white copy, and $0.50 per color copy. All computer users must follow the Chartiers-Houston Community Library Internet Policy when using our computers or accessing the WiFi via their own device. Users under 18 must have the internet policy acknowledgement validated by a parent or guardian OR use the library computers only when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Free WiFi is also available on library grounds.
CHCL Internet Use Policy

The library is able to send faxes for patrons. Fax costs are $1.00 per page, including cover page.

Community Room Rentals
Library Community Room Rentals are available, please see the below Community Room Use Agreement Form for details on pricing and reserving the space.

Community Room Use Agreement Form

Consider honoring someone special. Congratulate a graduate, honor an anniversary, thank a co-worker, or present a memorial. The library accepts monetary donations to honor the memory of individuals or celebrate a special occasion. Notification of donation gifts can be sent to the memorial family or the honoree. For more information, see the Honor/Memorial Donation form below, or call or email the library at 724-745-4300,

Memorial Donation Form2017


  • Abitibi Paper Recycling – help the environment and your library by putting your newspapers, magazines, printer paper, junk mail, notebooks or folders into our paper recycling bins located in our parking lot
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  • Donate online via Washington County Community Foundation