Library Polices:

Obtaining a library card      

  • Residents of Washington County may obtain a library card by providing a Pennsylvania Driver’s License or non-driver ID. Postmarked mail, or utility bills may be used as proof of in-county residence.
  • Residents of other counties may obtain a Monongahela Area Library card with their ACCESS PA home library card or by paying a non-resident user fee.

Borrowing and Returning

  • Most materials may be borrowed for 14 days;
  • DVD’s may be borrowed for 1 week;
  • Current periodicals are not available for loan; back issues may be borrowed for one week.
  • Items may be renewed 2 times at the Library, by telephone during library hours (724-258-5409),  or by sending an e-mail to


  • Items not currently available may be reserved at the Circulation Desk.
  • Notification of availability is by phone and the item will only be held for three business days.

Inter-Library Loans (ILL)

  • Materials may be available from other libraries;
  • renewals are not permitted on ILL items.


  • Internet computers are available to card holders and guest at the Circulation Desk.
  • Users MUST bring their library card
  • Free WiFi service is also available;

Printing and Copies

  • Printing computer pages or photocopies: 15 cents ($0.15) a page.
  • No color copies; Black and White only

Public FAX

  • A public fax is available during library hours at the Customer Service Desk;
  • Cost for a fax is $1.00 per page to send or receive (in continental U.S.). Our fax number is 724-258-5440 and pages should be marked to the recipient’s attention.

Monongahela Area Library Code of Conduct

Library Forms:

Friends of the Monongahela Area Library

Monongahela Area Library Memorial Donation Form