Curbside Pickup Available

Closed for Routine, In-Person Public Library Services

  

  

REOPENING CURBSIDE PLAN

WEEK OF: MAY 26-30 Curbside hours: T-W-TH 10am-2pm 

WEEK OF: JUNE 1-6 Curbside hours: M-T-W-TH 10am-2pm 

CURBSIDE ONLY: Library materials from German-Masontown Public Library Only

(Only for items housed at our location @ this time)

Items may be returned to our drop box (located outside front door).

Due dates are automatically being extended.

CURBSIDE PICK-UP STEPS:

· To search for library items, use The Waggin Website---REMEMBER to select German-Masontown Public Library when searching for items: www.waggin.org/catalog 

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· Once you find the library item(s) wanted you can: 

A. Sign in and place a hold with your library card number (14 digit).

B. OR…. CALL the library @ 724-583-7030 (you may leave a voice message….we’ll respond to your message)

C. OR….EMAIL us: germaslibrary01@yahoo.com Subject: Curbside Pick-up.

· WAIT for notification when your item(s) are ready for curbside pick-up.

· After receiving notification, CALL the library (724-583-7030) for pick-up details.

· If you’re in a vehicle, pull up by the front door and a Library Staff will bring your item(s) out to your vehicle.

· If you are walking to the library, CALL for an appointment (724-583-7030) to pick-up item(s) and a Library Staff member will meet you @ the front door.

· At pick-up your item(s) will be given to you in a clean, unused plastic bag. All items have been quarantined.


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About Us

Our History

In 1954, the Beth El Congregation donated their synagogue to the community. The same year the Masontown Community Center started a drive to raise funds to repair and remodel the building and to establish a public library there. However, it was not until 1962 when Leroy Erhard, Jr. became president of the Masontown Community Center that plans for the library began to materialize.

In December 1964 the board consulted with Mr. Norman Lyon, head librarian of Citizens Library of Washington, Pennsylvania, who advised them to apply for a state grant. The board then went to the Masontown Borough Council and the German Township Board of Education to ask for their support. The state grant for 60,275.00 was approved and the borough and the township signed a contract providing for the support of the library.

         Thus, the library came into existence. 

Our Mission

The mission of the German-Masontown Public Library is to serve the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of all residents of German Township, Mason Borough, and the Albert Gallatin Area School District community by providing access to a professional staff, a safe and up-to-date facility, and quality materials, programs and services. We strive to meet the community’s need for information and to provide answers to questions on a broad array of topics related to school, work and personal life.

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