Spring Gardening Workshops

spring gardening

The New Castle Public Library and the Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will present a series of Spring workshops from 6:30-8:00pm on April 16th (Night Gardens by Kathy Taylor), April 23rd (Companion Gardening with Jo Altman and Brenda Swogger), April 30th (Native Plants of Western PA with Dave Hughes), and May 7th (The Mighty Little Worm with Don Harper and Pat Demko).  Cost is $5.00 per session.  Register by calling 724-654-8370 or e-mail r…@psu.edu.  Be sure to include your name, phone number, and date(s) you will be attending.  Registration fee is payable at the door.

Check out our Kindles!


Did you know you can check out a Kindle pre-loaded with books?

Want to read popular new books without waiting on holds? Want to try out a new technology? Check out a Kindle!


Pre-loaded themes include Mysteries, Best-Seller Fiction, Adapted for Screen, Young Adult, and more! See the full list here.

Whether or not you’ve checked out a Kindle- please take our online survey to help us improve our e-book services!

New Castle City Directories NOW ONLINE! FULL-TEXT SEARCHABLE from 1872-1928

We are pleased to present our newest digital collections! Along with the Lawrence County Historical Society, we have digitized our oldest City of New Castle, Lawrence County, telephone, farm, and regional directories! Please take the time to view and search them and fill out our survey! We will be constantly updating these collections to help you find information more efficiently, so check back often. If you are not able to find what you need, please contact the Genealogy Department, 724-658-6659.

Help the New Castle Public Library LAST!

LAST (Light a Spark Together) is an initiative of New Castle Public Library that features collaborations with New Castle and Lawrence County businesses to promote each other’s efforts.

Our current partners are:

Turning Heads Hair Studio
909 Adams Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Purchase discount card for $10.00. New Castle Public Library receives $5.00
Card provides discounts on various services.

If you have any questions about this initiative, or would like to partner with us on LAST, please contact our director, Sandra Collins, at 724-658-6659, ext. 113, or email scollins@ncdlc.org. Thanks for your support!