– Donate & Volunteer

There are many ways you can help support the library’s mission to serve the community:

The Mary S. Biesecker Public Library is always looking for dedicated, energetic volunteers to help with library operations & community outreach projects. Being a volunteer at the library requires a series of clearances that we can help you procure. If you are interested in helping, please submit this online form and we’ll be in touch with more information.
Donate Books:
We will gladly accept book donations during most times of the year, unless otherwise stated. Please note that all books should be handed to a librarian, NOT dropped in the book drop.
– Book donations in good condition are accepted only during normal opening hours.
– Books must be in good physical condition with no tears or blemishes.
– Books that smell musty or are damp are not accepted.
– Donated magazines are also not accepted
Buy our Used Books:
Support our used book sale!  Check the calendar for special events usually scheduled in July and August, in conjunction with Somerfest and the Uptown Chalk-the-Block Festival, and early January during the Fire & Ice Festival.

Support our Partner Donation Programs:

smile-long Buy from Amazon.com and automatically donate 0.5% of your purchase price to our library.
ebay Do you sell on eBay? Donate a percentage of your sales to the library.
Interested in learning how to sell on eBay? Sign up for our monthly recurring class to find out more!


Donate Financial Support:
Monetary Donations are gladly welcomed via mail, in person, via a PayPal Giving Fund or Facebook (credit/debit cards are accepted). Note that PayPal Giving Fund and Facebook both waive processing fees, so 100% of your online donation contributes to our mission, even when paying with a credit card! A PayPal account is not required to donate via the PayPal Giving Fund.  A Facebook account *IS* required to donate via Facebook.

Checks can be mailed to:
230 S. Rosina Ave
Somerset, PA 15501
Donate via Facebook or PayPal Giving Fund
Both methods waves all fees with the links below
We receive 100% of your intended donation