STPL remains CLOSED until further notice. Library Pickup Service is available.

Library pickup service is available and the outside book drop is open for your returns. Scott Township Public Library remains closed until further notice. The decision to remain closed is for the safety of the Library staff and community public health; the decision will be assessed on a monthly basis and is based on guidance from the CDC, the PA Department of Health, the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, the Allegheny County Health Department, and the Allegheny County Library Association.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you in the future. 

Click here for more information on STPL Item Pickup Service.

Click here for more information on STPL Print Pickup Service.

Donations of new or gently used brown paper grocery bags would be much appreciated.

Donations of used materials are also being accepted during Library Hours. Please put donations in a bag or box and bring them to the inside library doors. Do not put donations of used materials in the drop box with returns. More information about the types of materials the Library is able to accept can be found on a slide below .

Please note: In order to safeguard the health of patrons and staff, STPL is quarantining all items for a minimum of 4 days after their return.  Once you return items to the Library, it may take 7 or more days for your items to be checked in and removed from your account.  You will not incur fines as items will be backdated to the day they were returned.  Please have patience during this process.

Access Ancestry.com at Home

Access to Ancestry.com is available through December 31, 2020 for library cardholders working remotely.

Click here to access Ancestry.com with your library card.

You will need your library card number and PIN to access this resource. If you do not have a PIN or forgot your PIN, you can go to the online catalog to request a new PIN. Select “Log in or Register” in the upper right hand corner, then select “I forgot or want to change my pin.”

Accessing POWER Library E-Resources From Home

With public libraries (and schools) closed to the public, please remember the POWER Library is open 24 hours a day! The POWER Library includes over 20 online databases plus over 16,000 e-books you can read online and/or download. If you do not have a public library card yet, please sign up for an eCard to access the POWER Library. An eCard will provide you with immediate access to the e-resource provided in POWER Library.

Click here to access the POWER Library E-Resources

To get your eCard please register here:
https://powerlibrary.org/ecard/

In addition, the ability to Chat with a Librarian 24/7 remains available! Ask your questions here:
https://powerlibrary.org/chat/