The S.W. Smith Memorial Public Library, located at 201 East Maple Street, Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, offers free computer use and free Wi-Fi. The library is a quick walk from Serenity Glass Park, and two doors down from the Inn on Maple Street. Business services include printing, copying, and faxing for a small fee.
The library offers educational programming for all ages. It is both a fun place for families to play, and a cozy spot for book browsing and reading.
Eleanor C. Smith officially founded the S.W. Smith Memorial Public Library in honor of her husband Samuel W. Smith who was a long-time advocate for public library service in Port Allegany.
Shortly after Mr. Smith’s death in 1925, Mrs. Smith hired Andy Anderson & Son to construct the library building on her Church Street property. In 1930, Mrs. Smith donated the property to the Port Allegany Borough, and in 1937 she set up a trust fund for the library at First National Bank of Port Allegany. The library moved to its new location and new building in 2012.
Free Parking. Free Wi-Fi. A small community room is available for rent.
Library Director: Mary Grace Collier-Kisler.
Hours of Operation
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
* Reduced operating hours due to COVID-19 pandemic
S.W. Smith Memorial Public Library
201 E Maple Street
Port Allegany, PA 16743 814-642-9210