Open by Appointment

New Castle Public Library is now open by appointment. In order to follow CDC guidelines and to guarantee that you will not have to wait, we ask that you call us at 724-658-6659 to schedule your time of arrival.

We will be scheduling half-hour appointments beginning at 9 a.m.

As of July 6, we have gone back to our regular hours, which are 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. We are closed Sundays.

You will be asked which floor you wish to visit and if you want to use a public computer. Be advised that seating in the building will be limited. All visitors will be asked to wear a mask, except those 2 years or younger, or those with a medical condition that prevents use.

Please enter and exit the library at the North Street (front door) entrance and return any borrowed items in the external library material drops.

Sidedoor (curbside) pickup will continue, for those who prefer to not come into the building.

You may request specific titles, genres, or formats by emailing, calling 724-658-6659, or reserving specific titles online at You will be notified when items are ready for pick up at our east entrance.

Information and genealogy assistance is available by calling 724-658-6659, or emailing or

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Library Hours 


Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday & Saturday         8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday                                           CLOSED

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New Castle Public Library


207 E. North St.

New Castle, PA 16101