We appreciate the generosity of our patrons in making donations. Gifts of all types support many library programs and book collections for children and adults. Contributions are tax deductible. Listed below are the many ways you can support the library.

Thank you library supporters!  View full lists of donors here.

How to Donate

Direct monetary donations may be made to the library using most major credit cards or by mailing a check payable to Mt. Lebanon Public Library at 16 Castle Shannon Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15228.

For mailed donations, please submit a donation form along with your contribution.

To pay by credit card online, use the button below to visit our secure donation page:

Friends of the Library

The Friends of Mt. Lebanon Public Library have a common concern for the Library's active participation in the community and have strong convictions that good library service is an essential part of everyone's intellectual enrichment. The Friends create public support and assistance for expanding library programs and encourage gifts, endowments and memorials to the library.

The Book Cellar

Donate lightly used, resalable books, CDs and DVDs to the library's book store. The Book Cellar is located inside the library's lower level entrance, and offers new and used items at great prices, with all proceeds benefiting the library. Please do not donate magazines or VHS tapes. Contributions to the Book Cellar are tax-deductible.


You can commemorate birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, retirement, holidays, and other special events, or provide a memorial for a loved one. For each gift of $25 or more, we will place an inscribed bookplate in a new book in our collection. You can make your donation online, or print and submit an Honor Book form or Memorial Book form via the mail. Please make all checks payable to Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Questions? Call 412-531-1912.

Personalized Bricks

Make a donation in honor or memory of a loved one. Bricks are placed at the walkway into the library or in the courtyard. Contact the library for information or print out a donation form.

  • Small bricks are $350
  • Large bricks are $700

United Way

Contribute to our children's programs and book collection by selecting Donor Option #4670. The Friends of Mt. Lebanon Public Library graciously accept United Way donations on behalf of the library.

Wish List

Choose an item on our Wish List. Costs for materials vary, depending on type, format, and so forth. Please check with the library for specific information.

Children's Storytime

Fund one of these important early literacy activities for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers.

  • Cost per storytime is $160
  • call 412-531-1912 for more information.


For nursery schools, day care centers and senior citizen facilities.

  • Cost per visit is $180
  • Call 412-531-1912 for more information.

Library Fundraising Events

Throughout the year there are a number of social events to benefit the library and help it carry out its mission. They are hosted and organized by either by the Trustees of Mt. Lebanon Public Library or the Friends of Mt. Lebanon Public Library group and raise vital funds, as well as friends, for the library. Please check the Events Calendar to learn more about these lively fundraising activities.

Schedule of Annual Fundraising Events:

  • July - Annual Garden Tour and Party