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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.

    Anonymous (2020, 2018, 2016)
    Armstrong Power*, LLC (2018)(2019)(2020)
    Jack and Susan Delany*(2019)
    The Doverspike Family Fund (2017)
    First Commonwealth Bank (2015, 2011)
    Flower Gallery (2008)
    Fraternal Order of Eagles (2012)
    Donald C. Hogan (2008)
    Michael and Kitty Hood (2018)
    The New Century Club (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012)
    RSM Company (2009)
    Joan C Schmitt* (2019, 2018, 2016)
    William and Candice Spadafora (2018)
    Sara Steelman*
    Mary Lou Zanich*

  • 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
    Bruce & Carole Bush
    Vidvuds & Jenna-Marie Celtnieks*
    Terry & Donna Griffith*
    Mayor George E. Hood
    Mark & Janet Lukacs
    Sylvia & Ed Mileff*
    Fred & Ellen Musser
    Charles & Louise Peterman*
    Robert & Cindy Watta*

    Businesses & Organizations
    Greek Catholic Union - District 4*
    Indiana Rotary Club

  • 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

    Dave & Liz Antolik*
    Ernest & Denise Draganza
    Dr. Shenggao & Xianwen Oiao Han
    Sherene Hess*
    Linda Jones*
    John Kilmarx*
    Richard & Joyce Magee*
    Ronald Orr
    Edward & Olga Platt*
    Michael & Heather Powers*
    Esther Shane
    John Sitton
    Deanna Snavely*
    Richard Stewart*
    James & Poom Taylor*
    Gordon Thornton*
    Jim & Jackie Wiley*
    Ray & Mindy Wygonik*

    Businesses & Organizations
    Mildred Colgan Memorial Fund
    Precision Physics Services, LLC

  • 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.

    David & Susan Boser
    Tom & Sara Crum*
    Rees Derwart*
    Joseph & Kim Dubinsky
    Francis T. Fruehstorfer*
    Jim & Stephanie Jozefowicz
    Charles & Dolores Kravetsky*
    James & Barbara Laughlin
    George & Joan Rittenberger*
    Christopher Robertshaw*
    Richard & Carla Sandbothe*
    Ted & Linda Valeski
    Ruiess Van Fossen Bravo
    Sandy Whitson*
    Ken & Jean Wilson*
    Businesses & Organizations
    Aging Services, Inc. Special Services Fund

  • 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*
    John & Gretchen Barbor*
    Gail Berlin
    Elaine & Terry Blair
    Mary Jo Bowes
    Charles & Donna Cashdollar
    Richard Cassel*
    David Cicola
    Susan Comfort
    Jeanne Creps
    Julia Trimarchi Cuccaro*
    Robert Eddy
    Beverly Fazio
    Larry Feldman & Margaret Stempien
    Fred & Pat Heilman*
    Charles & Regan Houser*
    Bethany Jackson
    Bruce Jenkins*
    Ronald & Dianne Johnson
    Mikayla Jones
    Georgann Kachur
    Joe & Sue Kovaleski*
    Mary Lewandowski
    Daniel & Elaine Little
    Cynthia Long
    Paul & Sue Majoris*
    William & Grace Marlin*
    Paul & Gail McCauley*
    Joan McCreary*
    Linda Ann Miller
    Tom Miller*
    Kathy Olsen
    Dorothy Palmer*
    Geoffrey & Haley Pazder
    Andy & Lindsey Penezic
    Mary Piper
    Carl & Sharon Rahkonen
    Bill & Leslie Rettig*
    Bert & Karen Ross*
    Rod & Ellen Ruddock
    Kevin & Corine Schrecengost
    Frank & Barbara Sebastion*
    Joyce Sahrman
    Carl & Linda Steel
    Jean Stelmak
    David & Irene Tabish
    Melissa Thorp
    Larry & Jean Turton*
    Shafic & Marie Twal*
    Connie Vatter
    George & Georgetta Wallace
    Helen Whitmer
    George & Theresa Wise*
    Stan & Kathy Yerep

    Businesses & Organizations
    Davis Brothers Heating & AC Inc.
    Fraternal Order of Eagles 1468
    Indiana Kiwanis Club Foundation
    Indiana Moose Lodge 174
    KITS Brokerage Inc.
    Micmin, Inc./McDonald's Southtowne Plaza
    Nap's Cucina Mia/Naps Patti's Bar Inc.
    Thomas M. Frick Insurance Agency, LLC

  • 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
    Janet Albrecht
    David & Gretchen Allen
    Jospeh Angelo
    Jim & Chris Antis*
    Terry Arble
    Jack & Cindy Armstrong
    Tom & Geri Ashbaugh
    Eric & Pat Baker
    Jeff & Gina Balencic
    Paul & Jean Ballas
    Mary Ann Baran
    Rob & Christa Baron
    Michael & Carol Barry
    Rosella Barto
    Andrew & Monica Bednar
    Bob & Susan Begg
    Joy & Steve Behr*
    Harry (Ken) & Ramona Belgie
    John & Margaret Bellak*
    Paul & Linda Ben-Zvi
    Kenneth & Mary Frances Bender
    Maryanne Benjamin
    Mary & Kenneth Bender
    Gene & June Bicego*
    David & Patty Bidwell
    Laurabel Jane Blue
    Raymond & Jennifer Blystone
    James & Bonnie Boatman
    Sam & Fredalene Bowers
    Mark & Sharon Boykiw
    Faye & Don Bradwick
    Sara Bresnahan
    Ross Bricklemyer
    Roger & Cheryl Briscoe
    Tony & Sherry Briscoe
    Jeannie Broskey*
    Andrew & Paula Browe
    Clyde & Claudia Brown
    Daniel & Heather Brown
    Peggy & Dorothy Buckley
    Marcia Buriok
    Dora Burkett
    Doug & Debbie Burkhart
    Sandra Burwell*
    Chad & Tracy Buterbaugh
    Bert & Candis Byers
    Marjorie Byers
    Allan & Dorothy Campbell*
    Loraine Campbell
    James Carino*
    Ken & Sandy Carr*
    Jose & Carmy Carranza
    Marguerite Carty
    Frank & Sally Catanese
    Larry Catlos
    John & Mary Jane Chakot
    Anna Mae Chauby
    Gay Chow
    Jim & Pat Clark
    Nancy Clawson
    Barbara Cleland*
    Ken & Priscilla Coles*
    Zach & Courtney Collins
    Hillary Creely
    Catherine D'Amico
    Gregory Davis
    Linda Deabenderfer
    Eugene & Janet Decker
    Patricia Decker
    Eugen & Janet Decker
    Dan DeFloria
    Willia Degenkolb
    Rosalind Dibiasi*
    Jim & Sue Dickson
    William & Patricia Dietrich
    Arthur Dilg
    Gary & Joanne Dilts
    Kevin & Kimberly Dodds
    John & Kimberly Dolan
    Vito & Donna DonGiovanni*
    Patrick & Amy Dougherty*
    Denise Dragich
    Russell & Kathleen Drozdiak*
    Deborah Dudt
    Mike & Anita Duffalo
    Don & Melissa Dunlap
    David & Martha Dyott
    Herbert & Jane Eckman
    Rodney & Tracy Eisenhower
    Robert & Caroline Emeigh
    Ronald Emerick
    William & Susan Ewen
    Margaret Eyer
    Judy Fairbanks
    Richard & Virginia Farabaugh*
    Susie Fello
    David & Laura Ferguson
    Paula Fleming
    C. Michael Foote
    Susan Forbes
    Roland & Jodie Francis
    Charles Frank
    Ronald & Joyce A. Rizzo Freda
    Thomas Frick Sr.*
    Walter & Eleanor Gallati
    James & Dee Garrettson*
    Joe & Susan Gatti, Jr.
    Joe & Nancy Geary*
    Bill & Kate Geiger*
    Robert Gendron
    Dick & Chris Gigliotti
    William & Margaret Goldstrohm*
    Sherman & Elaine Good
    Ray & Ellen Goss
    Richard Gradwell
    Vince & Krista Grattan
    Rob & Karen Green
    Scott Greenawalt
    Mary Grove
    Royden & Carolyn Grove
    Karlene Gutierrez
    Mary Haberl
    Tom & Lois Harris
    Dennis & Rita Haynes
    Jim & Diana Heasley
    Marilyn Herbruck
    Natalie Hoag
    Elaine Holmes
    John & Arla Howlett
    Ruth Hurley
    Bernadette Jablunovsky & Thomas Turify
    Lloyd & Martha Jack
    Jake and Mary Jane Javornik
    Sandra Jaxheimer
    Linda Jennings
    Arlene Jones
    Elaine Judge
    Alex & Rosemary Juhasz
    Wayne & Joanne Kablack
    Donald & Rebecca Kaskan*
    Lenny & Nancy Kasubick
    Patrick & Janet Keating
    Mike & Lori Ann Keith
    Ed & Patsy Kennedy
    Stan & Deana Kesler
    Frank & Hastie Kinter Jr
    Delores & Cheryl Klinginsmith
    Julieann Knox
    Johann & Rita Kornberger
    Rich & Patty Korywchak
    Dan & Kathy Kunkle
    Ron & Lucille Kuzemchak
    Joyce Kuzneski
    Marianne Kuzneski
    Bob & Nancy Lankard
    Joan Lantz
    Erick & Betsy Lauber
    William & Johnna Lear
    Dale & Marilyn Learn
    George & Jean Lenz
    Nancy Lezark
    Dave & Rita Lieb
    Glenna Lincoff
    Robert & Linda Lloyd*
    Nicholas & Brenda Lonetti
    Russell & Georgeann Long
    Anne Kondo & David Loomis
    Lon & Karen Lowman
    Bonnie Mack
    Charles & Peach Mack
    Darcey Mains
    James & Sandra Manclark
    Charlotte Manges
    Ken & Beth Marshall
    Arthur Martel*
    Jim & Marcy Martin
    German & Josefina Martinez-Eskenasy
    Bernie & Pat May
    Vincent & Donna Mayausky
    Laurie McAfoose
    Doyle & Ellie McBride
    Robert & Peggy McClelland, Jr
    Ryan & Briann a McCormick
    Ronald McCrory
    Bill & Debbie McCutcheon
    J. Richard McFerron
    Skip McGreevy*
    Paula McGuire
    Ron & Joan McLean
    Ron & Lois McNutt
    Stephen Jr. Mester
    Linda Michael
    Linda Miller
    Norman & Mildred Miller
    William & Barbara Miller
    William & Arlene Miller*
    John & Phyllis Mishtal
    Linda Mitchell
    Dennis & Debra Montgomery
    Norman & Roselyn Montgomery
    John Mueller
    Elaine Myers
    Larry & Geri Nath
    Linda Neiderhiser
    Bonnie Nesbitt*
    Ernest & Phyllis O'Hara
    Nancy Oblinsky
    Tom & Rita Ott
    Gian Pagnucci
    Edwin & Susan Patterson
    Jim & Diane Paulina
    Ernest & Carol Pesci
    Margaret Pesci
    Bernie & Michelle Petrosky
    John Petrosky*
    Jerry & Susan Pickering
    Gerry & Karen Ready
    Sid Reger
    Anthony & Connie Reid
    Annabelle Reigel
    Edel Reilly
    Mary Lou Repsher*
    Jack & Betty Ridenour
    Ruth Riesenman
    Jim & Nancy Rihs, Jr*
    Bradley Rives
    Joyce Rizzo
    Domenic & Mary Roberto
    Norma Robinson
    Carole Rossi*
    Daniel Sadler
    Michelle Sandhoff
    William & Patti Sands
    John & Carol Schlemmer
    Cathy Schloemer
    Gould & Peggy Schrock
    Anna Marie Schweitzer
    Samuel (Barry) & Celinda Scott*
    Donald & Dawn Seagren
    Dr. Frederick Seinfelt
    James & Carole Serbin
    Elaine Settelmaier
    Joseph & Sandra Sgriccia
    Diana Sheppard
    Ronald & Joyce Sidmore
    William & Patricia Simmons*
    Pauline Simms*
    Hisham & Rebecca Slak
    Edward & Mary Sloniger
    Mark & Christine Slupek
    Edward Smith
    Kay Smith
    Rebecca Snyder
    Christine Spielman*
    Nelson & Judy Stahlman*
    George & Roseann Staniscia
    J. G. Staples
    Rick & Suzanne Stear
    Alexandra & Brad Steenbergen
    Mark & Pamela Stefanov
    Victor & Eleanor Stelma
    Rachel Sternfeld
    Chuck & Carole Stewart
    George & Joanne Stewart
    Ken & Linda Stewart
    Larry & Susan Stewart
    Joanne Stewart
    Tom Stossel
    Jim & Chrissy Struzzi
    Charles & Connie Sutton
    AnneMarie Swanlek
    Augusta & Irene Syty*
    James Szalankiewicz
    James & Marsha Tancraitor
    David & Mary Helen Taylor
    Trudy Taylor
    Gene & Becky Thomas
    Richard & Kay Thorell
    Thomas Trevorrow
    Joseph & Carolyn Trimarchi*
    Brian Troup
    Lawrence & Jeannette Turton
    Michael & Pearl Vaporis
    J.D. & Daria Varner
    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
    Jim Watta & Dreama Van Cise
    Nora Jean Watters
    Ronald & Margaret Weiers
    Andrew & Susan Welsh
    Barbara Welsh
    Nancy Westburg
    Don & Anne White
    Angela Whited
    Barry & 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
    Katherine Woods
    Ruth Woolcock
    David & Donna Yarnal
    William & Mary Ann Yeamans
    Ellen Yerger
    David & Beverly Young
    Keith & Kim Young
    Mary Lou Zenisek
    Gilbert & Joan Zilner
    Ann Ziner
    Warren & Shirley Zundel

    Businesses & Organizations
    Affinity Health Services
    Cavalancia Orthodontic Group PLLC
    Clay & Gascoine, LLC
    Coney Island Restaurant
    Delaney & Fritz, P.C.
    Environmental Pest Management Inc.
    First Commonwealth Bank IT Department
    First Universalist Church of Indiana
    Thomas M. Frick Sr. Real Estate
    Friends of Joe Pittman
    Indiana Eye Care, Inc.
    IUP Research Institute
    Ronald C. McCrory CPA, LLC
    McDonald's
    Roseann's Everyday Gourmet
    S & T Wealth Management
    Women of the Moose
    United Way of Indiana County

Our Impact This Year

  • People with Library Cards

    15,686

  • Items borrowed

    17,180

  • Dollars Raised

    44,001

  • Program Participants

    1986

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