Slatington Public Library's mission is to improve and enrich the lives of the residents in our community through information, recreation, and education, using both traditional methods and emerging technologies.



Slatington Public Library, Inc.

A nonprofit community benefit organization

650 Main Street

Slatington, PA 18080

610-767-6461 (Phone) 610-767-2732 (FAX) slatlib@ptd.net

There is a Board Meeting on the second Tuesday of every month, at 7 PM in the library.

The Public is always welcome to attend.

CHECK OUT ALL THE THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENING ... Go to our Announcements Page and our Calendar Page


Mrs. Rosanne Pugh, Library Director

Kutztown University

B.S. Education with concentration in

Library Science

Mrs. Louise Bechtel, Librarian

Ursinus College

B.S. Biology

Drexel University

M.A. Library Science


Monday 9 am - 5 pm

Tuesday 9 am - 3 pm

Wednesday 9 am-5 pm

Thursday CLOSED

Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday 8 am - 2 pm


The Slatington Public Library maintains regular hours as much as possible.

In case of inclement weather, please call before stopping in.

The library will be closed on the following holidays:

· New Year’s Eve Day

· New Year’s Day

· Martin Luther King Day

· Presidents' Day

· Memorial Day

· Independence Day

· Labor Day

· Thanksgiving Day

· Christmas Eve Day

· Christmas Day

Libraries are a cornerstone of democracy—where information is free and equally available to everyone. People tend to take that for granted, and they don’t realize what is at stake when that is put at risk.—Carla Hayden

During the pandemic, you may visit us during our modified hours. Masks are recommended. We also have curbside pickup for books ordered from our online catalog. Our book deposit is open. No fines will be collected, but thank you to those of you who are contributing in that way.