Established in 1923, the Kittanning Public Library is the second oldest in Armstrong County. The library is located at 280 North Jefferson Street. It serves the residents of Kittanning, West Kittanning, Applewold and the surrounding areas. For individuals and families living outside of the above mentioned boroughs, a membership can be purchased for $20.00 per year for your household. You library card can be used at Ford City, Worthington, and Apollo Libraries as well.
The library offers a collection of approximately 25,000 items, including large print, children’s and teen books. Patrons may choose from a selection of more than 2000 DVDs (a nominal fee applies) and local newspapers, popular magazines, videos and audio books are available.
The Kittanning Public Library exists to be a window to the larger world by providing for the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the community. The Kittanning Public Library works to meet this mission by providing an organized collection of print, multimedia and electronic resources. The library shall actively encourage the use of its materials, seek to keep the community informed of resources available, and foster the intellectual growth, character, and cohesiveness of the community.