The Library will be closed on Sundays through August 31st.

The Library will be closed Saturday, August 30, Sunday, August 31, and Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.


To provide materials for life-long education and pleasure.


By 2015, our Community Library will provide a service program to every resident.

Macy’s Shop for a Cause

shopforacauseSaturday, August 23

Shop For A Cause gives you the opportunity to give back to your community and to help our organization. Purchase a $5 Shopping Pass* for exclusive savings in every Macy’s store on Saturday, August 23, and we keep 100% of the proceeds. Plus, you  can enter to win a $500 Macy’s Gift Card.

Purchase a shopping pass at the Circulation Desk.

Thank You!

Summer Reading Programs for Kids and Teens!

FIZZ_BOOM_READ_logo PrimarySign up for Summer Reading for Kids and Teens

All summer long, Summer Reading Clubs will be exploring the fascinating world of science through books, games, art, and much more.  Earn tickets for reading to be eligible for a variety of prizes, as well as earn tickets for playing Questyinz (grades K-5), and attending some of the great Summer Reading events!  Visit our Summer Reading blogs for Kids (grades K-5) or Teens (grades 6-12) for a full list of programs!

Summer Reading Club for Adults

Adult Tubes BooksExpand your literary horizons and find your element this summer during the Adult Summer Reading Program, Literary Elements!  Participants ages 18 or older can join in the fun by filling out a weekly book review on a book of their choice and be entered into a drawing for a summer reading prize bag.  Read books from each of the Literary Elements categories over the course of the summer, complete a Literary Elements Card, and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble.  We will also provide a variety of adult programs on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.  Attend one of our Wednesday evening events and receive an extra opportunity to win a prize bag.  All Wednesday evening programs will begin at 7:00 pm.  Stop by the library to pick up your Literary Elements Card and Book Review entry forms.  The Adult Summer Reading Program continues through August 16th.

Read and Recycle!

Our bins are located in the lower parking lot in the back of the library.

Although Paper Retriever no longer provides funding for paper recycling, we will continue to be green.  Thank you for your support.

Friends of Community Library of Castle Shannon and the United Way

Please designate Friends of Community Library of Castle Shannon for your United Way contribution.

Please designate Friends of Community Library of Castle Shannon for your United Way contribution. Please use the code number 10319077 when making your contribution.  Thank you.