The Library will be CLOSED on Saturday, July 4th.

Summer Reading@ NCPL

On Display

Check out our display case on the first floor near the main entrance to see works from local artists.  The display for July and August is Adventures of Daphne and her Gal Pals. See scenes from the movie with the same name, which will be aired on NCTV45 (Comcast 183). Photos and props from the movie will be on display by Daphne Sadiki.

Lawrence County’s Summer Meals Program @ the Library

Lawrence County FREE Summer Meal Program will be every Wednesday and Friday from 10:45am-Noon beginning on June 10th and continuing through August 26th.   Lunch will be served in the Copernicus Room on the first floor of the library.   No paperwork is required.  Youth up to age 18 are eligible.

See the program flyer and Facebook page for more information.

Author Talk- Sara Rupnik

Author Talk features author Sara Rupnik on Monday, July 13th at 2:00 pm.  Fiction writer Sara Kay Rupnik returns to Lawrence County to read from her new story collection at New Castle Public Library. Women Longing to Fly contains stories set in her native Western Pennsylvania.

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!