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Indiana Borough

Indiana Borough supports the library with a dedicated library tax. All residents may use their library cards and materials free of charge. Many thanks to Indiana Borough for the support and maintenance of the Community Building!

White Township

White Township supervisors offer regular and annual support to keep the library thriving. White Township is the largest local supporter of the library and the majority of cardholders also come from White Township. White Township reads and knows the value of a good library. Many thanks for the faithful support.

Indiana Area School District

The Indiana Area School District serves a population area of approximately 32,000 people at the county seat of Indiana County. It consists of four elementary schools Ben Franklin Elementary (K-3), Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School (4-5), East Pike Elementary School (K-3), and Horace Mann Elementary School (4-5). It also serves two secondary schools Indiana Area Junior High School (6-8) and Indiana Area High School (9-12). The IASD consistently demonstrates that it is in the top tier of public school districts. Recently, it was ranked as one of the top 100 districts by Offspring Magazine. Any student residing within the school district is entitled to a FREE library card to use all available resources at IFL with IASD support for library service and partnership in the Summer Reading programs.

Our Community Partners

Our Community Partners are all of you who have offered your support to make this a great community resource. We appreciate any and all amount of support and thank you for keeping this library vibrant and exciting for all ages and many years to come.

  • The Alexandria Society ($5,000 +)

    The Library of Alexandria, Egypt, was constructed in the 3rd century BC. The Library’s vast holdings of papyrus scrolls made it one of the largest and most significant libraries in the ancient world. Much of the library’s storehouse of knowledge was destroyed by fires set by Roman invaders.

    Joan C Schmitt (2019)
    Armstrong Power, LLC (2018)
    Michael and Kitty Hood (2018)
    William and Candice Spadafora (2018)
    The New Century Club (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012)
    Anonymous (2018, 2016)
    The Doverspike Family Fund (2017)
    First Commonwealth Bank (2015, 2011)
    Fraternal Order of Eagles (2012)
    Joan C. Schmitt (2016)
    RSM Company (2009)
    Donald C. Hogan (2008)
    Flower Gallery (2008)

  • The Carnegie Society ($1,000 -- $4,999)

    Andrew Carnegie was one of the most famous American industrialists of the late 19th century. A Scottish émigré, he settled in Pittsburgh where he eventually focused on steelmaking. In 1901 he sold his mills that were combined with others to form U.S. Steel. Carnegie devoted much of his fortune to philanthropy including the establishment of almost 1,700 free public libraries in the United States. Carnegie believed that, “A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people.”

    COMMUNITY DONORS
    Terry & Donna Griffith
    Mayor George E. Hood
    Mark & Janet Lukacs
    Fred & Ellen Musser
    Robert & Cindy Watta
    Mary Lou Zanich

  • The Franklin Library Company ($500 - $999)

    Benjamin Franklin was a printer, statesman, and scientist. He also formed the first lending library in the United States in 1731. Subscribers to the Library Company of Philadelphia each contributed money to purchase books that they then could share among themselves. Books were rare and expensive, and such sharing expanded access to more books than an individual could afford. This system later evolved into the free public libraries we know today.

    COMMUNITY DONORS

    Vidvuds Celtnieks
    Ernest & Denise Draganza
    Dr. Shenggao & Xianwen Oiao Han
    Sherene Hess
    John Kilmarx
    Richard & Joyce Magee
    Ronald Orr
    Edward & Olga Platt
    Michael & Heather Powers
    Precision Physics Services LLC
    Esther Shane
    John Sitton
    Deanna Snavely
    Richard Stewart
    Ray & Mindy Wygonik

  • The Dewey Book Club ($300 -- $499)

    Melvil Dewey was influential in the development of American libraries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best known for his work on a system for classifying books that would make it easy to organize and find those books on library shelves. The Dewey Decimal System was copyrighted in 1876 and is still used as a way of organizing books by knowledge area. Dewey was also a founder of the American Library Association.

    Aging Services, Inc.
    Tom & Sara Crum
    James & Barbara Laughlin
    James & Suphavad Taylor
    Gordon Thornton
    Sandy Whitson

  • The Mary E. Ahern Club ($150 -- $299)

    Mary Eileen Ahern is considered a leading figure in the modern library movement. She was an active organizer of libraries and focused especially on small rural libraries. Ahern edited a journal, Public Libraries, that provided information and advice for new librarians. She was a strong advocate for the role of libraries in educating the public arguing that the public library “is the broadest of teachers, one may almost say the only free teacher….it is the only real people’s college.”

    COMMUNITY DONORS

    Ronald Anderson
    Dave & Liz Antolik
    John & Gretchen Barbor
    Gail Berlin
    Elaine & Terry Blair
    Susan Boser
    Mary Jo Bowes
    Ruiess Van Fossen Bravo
    Carole Bush
    Richard Cassel
    David Cicola
    Susan Comfort
    Jeanne Creps
    Julia Trimarchi Cuccaro
    Davis Brothers Heating & AC Inc.
    Jack & Susan Delany
    Rees Derwart
    Joseph & Kimberly Dubinsky
    Robert Eddy
    Francis Fruhstorfer
    Charles & Regan Houser
    Indiana Kiwanis Club Foundation
    Indiana Moose Lodge 174
    Ronald & Dianne Johnson
    Linda Jones
    Mikayla Jones
    James Jozefowicz
    Georgann Kachur
    Joseph & Susan Kovaleski
    Charles Kravetsky
    Edward & Sherrill Kuckuck
    Mary Lewandowski
    Daniel & Elaine Little
    Paul & Susan Majoris
    William & Grace Marlin
    Paul & Gail McCauley
    Joan McCreary
    McDonald’s Southtowne Plaza
    Nap Pattis Bar Inc/ Naos Cucina Mia
    Dorothy Palmer
    Geoffrey & Haley Pazder
    Lindsey Penezic
    Charles & Louise Peterman
    Carl Rahkonen
    Bill & Leslie Rettig
    George & Joan Rittenberger
    Christopher Robertshaw
    Rodney & Ellen Rudduck
    Richard & Carla Sandbothe
    Kevin & Corine Schrecengost
    Carl & Linda Steel
    Jean Stelmak
    David & Irene Tabish
    Thomas M. Frick Insurance Agency, LLC
    Shaffic & Marie Twal
    Ted & Linda Valeski
    Connie Vetter
    George & Georgette Wallace
    Robert & Helen Whitmer
    James & Jackie Wiley
    Kenneth & Jean Wilson
    William G. Mechling Insurance Agency

  • The Literary League ($1 - $149)

    We know that every dollar counts and you have our gratitude. For the many donors in our Literary League, THANK YOU!

    Lillian Adami
    Affinity Health Services
    Janet Albrecht
    David & Gretchen Allen
    Jospeh Angelo
    Terry Arble
    Jack & Cindy Armstrong
    Tom / Geri Ashbaugh
    Eric & Pat Baker
    Jeff & Gina Balencic
    Mary Ann Baran
    Rob & Christa Baron
    Michael & Carol Barry
    Rosella Barto
    Andrew & Monica Bednar
    Joy & Steve Behr
    John & Margaret Bellak
    Maryanne Benjamin
    Mary & Kenneth Bender
    Gene & June Bicego
    David & Patty Bidwell
    Marcia Buriok
    Laurabel Jane Blue
    Raymond & Jennifer Blystone
    James & Bonnie Boatman
    Sam & Fredalene Bowers
    Mark Boykiw
    Ross Bricklemyer
    Roger Briscoe
    Jeannie Broskey
    Andrew & Paula Browe
    Clyde & Claudia Brown
    Daniel & Heather Brown
    Peggy Buckley
    Dora Burkett
    Doug & Debbie Burkhart
    Sandra Burwell
    Chad & Tracy Buterbaugh
    Bert & Candis Byers
    Marjorie Byers
    Allan & Dorothy Campbell
    James Carino
    Jose Carranza
    Jose Carranza
    Charles & Donna Cashdollar
    Frank & Sally Catanese
    John & Mary Jane Chakot
    Anna Mae Chauby
    Jim & Pat Clark
    Nancy Clawson
    Clay & Gascoine, LLC
    Ken & Priscilla Coles
    Zach & Courtney Collins
    Catherine D'Amico
    Gregory Davis
    Linda Deabenderfer
    Eugene & Janet Decker
    Patricia Decker
    Dan DeFloria
    Delaney & Fritz, P.C.
    Rosalind Dibiasi
    Jim & Sue Dickson
    William & Patricia Dietrich
    Arthur Dilg
    Gary & Joanne Dilts
    Kevin & Kimberly Dodds
    John & Kimberly Dolan
    Vito & Donna DonGiovanni
    Patrick Dougherty
    Denise Dragich
    Deborah Dudt
    Anita Duffalo
    Don & Melissa Dunlap
    David & Martha Dyott
    Herbert & Jane Eckman
    Robert & Caroline Emeigh
    Ronald Emerick
    Environmental Pest Management Inc.
    William & Susan Ewen
    Margaret Eyer
    Judy Fairbanks
    Richard & Virginia Farabaugh
    Beverly Fazio
    Susie Fello
    David & Laura Ferguson
    First Commonwealth Bank IT Department
    Paula Fleming
    Roland & Jodie Francis
    Ronald & Joyce A. Rizzo Freda
    Thomas Frick
    Walter & Eleanor Gallati
    James & Dee Garrettson
    Robert Gendron
    William & Margaret Goldstrohm
    Sherman & Elaine Good
    Ray Goss
    Richard Gradwell
    Vince & Krista Grattan
    Scott Greenawalt
    Mary Grove
    Royden & Carolyn Grove
    Karlene Gutierrez
    Mary Haberl
    Tom & Lois Harris
    Dennis & Rita Haynes
    Jim & Diana Heasley
    Frederick & Patricia Heilman
    Natalie Hoag
    Alan Holsinger
    John Howlett
    Ruth Hurley
    Indiana Eye Care, Inc.
    Women of the Moose
    Bernadette & Thomas Turify Jablunovsky
    Martha Jack
    Bethany Jackson
    Jake and Mary Jane Javornik
    Sandra Jaxheimer
    Bruce Jenkins
    Linda Jennings
    Arlene Jones
    Alex & Rosemary Juhasz
    Wayne & Joanne Kablack
    Donald & Rebecca Kaskan
    Lenny & Nancy Kasubick
    Patrick & Janet Keating
    Deana Kesler
    Frank & Hastie Kinter
    Kits Brokerage, Inc
    Delores Klinginsmith
    Julie Knox
    Johann & Rita Kornberger
    Rich & Patty Korywchak
    Ron & Lucille Kuzemchak
    Joyce Kuzneski
    Marianne Kuzneski
    Joan Lantz
    Dale & Marilyn Learn
    William & Johnna Lear
    George & Jean Lenz
    Nancy Lezark
    Dave & Rita Lieb
    Glenna Lincoff
    Robert & Linda Lloyd
    Nicholas & Brenda Lonetti
    Cynthia Long
    Mack & Georgeann Long
    Russell & Mrs. Russell Long
    David Loomis
    Lon & Karen Lowman
    Bonnie Mack
    Charles & Peach Mack
    Darcey Mains
    James & Sandra Manclark
    Charlotte Manges
    Ken & Beth Marshall
    Arthur Martel
    German & Josefina Martinez-Eskenasy
    Vincent & Donna Mayausky
    Laurie McAfoose
    Doyle & Ellie McBride
    Robert & Peggy McClelland
    Ryan & Briana McCormick
    Bill & Debbie McCutcheon
    McDonald's
    J. Richard McFerron
    Skip McGreevy
    Paula McGuire
    Ron & Joan McLean
    Lois McNutt
    Stephen Jr. Mester
    Linda Michael
    Linda Miller
    Norman & Mildred Miller
    Tom Miller
    William & Barbara Miller
    William Miller
    Linda Mitchell
    Dennis & Debra Montgomery
    Norman & Roselyn Montgomery
    John Mueller
    Elaine Myers
    Larry & Geri Nath
    Linda Neiderhiser
    Bonnie Nesbitt
    Nancy Oblinsky
    Ernest & Phyllis O'Hara
    Kathy Olsen
    Edwin & Susan Patterson
    Jim & Diane Paulina
    Ernest & Carol Pesci
    Margaret Pesci
    Bernie & Michelle Petrosky
    John Petrosky
    Jerry & Susan Pickering
    Sid Reger
    Anthony & Connie Reid
    Annabelle Reigel
    Mary Lou Repsher
    Jack & Betty Ridenour
    Jim & Nancy Rihs
    Bradley Rives
    Joyce Rizzo
    Mary Roberto
    Norma Robinson
    Ronald C. McCrory CPA, LLC
    Roseann's Everyday Gourmet
    Carole Rossi
    Daniel Sadler
    Michelle Sandhoff
    Patti Sands
    John & Carol Schlemmer
    Cathy Schloemer
    Gould & Peggy Schrock
    Samuel & Celinda Scott
    Donald & Dawn Seagren
    Frank & Barbara Sebastian
    Dr. Frederick Seinfelt
    James & Carole Serbin
    Elaine Settelmaier
    Joseph & Sandra Sgriccia
    Diana Sheppard
    Ronald Sidmore
    William & Patricia Simmons
    Edward & Mary Sloniger
    Christine Slupek
    Edward Smith
    Rebecca Snyder
    Nelson Stahlman
    George & Roseann Staniscia
    J. G. Staples
    Rick Stear
    Mark & Pamela Stefanov
    Victor & Eleanor Stelma
    Rachel Sternfeld
    Chuck & Carole Stewart
    George & Joanne Stewart
    Ken & Linda Stewart
    Larry & Susan Stewart
    Tom Stossel
    Charles & Connie Sutton
    AnneMarie Swanlek
    Augusta & Irene Syty
    James Szalankiewicz
    James Tancraitor
    David Taylor
    Gene & Becky Thomas
    Thomas M. Frick Sr. Real Estate
    Richard & Kay Thorell
    Joseph Trimarchi
    Brian Troup
    Lawrence & Jeannette Turton
    United Way of Indiana County
    J.D. & Daria Varner
    Michael Vaporis
    Keiko Varughese
    Marjorie Vatter
    Charlie & Gina Venturella
    Richard & Lura Vereb
    Anthony Versace
    Frank & Carol Vivier
    Larry & Edwina Vold
    Eric & Lesa Walker
    Francine Walker
    George & Bernadette Walz
    Bill & Janet Waryck
    Jean Watters
    Cheryl Wegener
    Ronald & Margaret Weiers
    Barbara Welsh
    Nancy Westburg
    Don White
    Angela Whited
    Christina Wiggins
    Anna Willis
    Harry & Barb Wilson
    Jim Wilson
    Ralph Wingrove
    Scott & Debra Winters
    George & Theresa Wise
    Rik & Bev Wissinger
    Arnold & Rita Wolfe
    Melvin & Lenora Woodard
    Ruth Woolcock
    Katherine Woods
    David & Donna Yarnal
    Mary Ann Yeamans
    Kathy Yerep
    Ellen Yerger
    Beverly Young
    Kamal Youssef
    Mary Lou Zenisek
    Gilbert & Joan Zilner
    Ann Ziner
    Warren & Shirley Zundel

Our Impact This Year

  • People with Library Cards

    15,612

  • Items borrowed

    6,737

  • Dollars Raised

    29,701

  • Program Participants

    1986

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