Our Mission

The Mission of the Library is to provide for the educational, informational, and recreational needs of the community.

As a local community library, we strive to:

  • provide popular materials of current social and cultural interest for recreational purposes.
  • provide informational resources on topics related to work, school & personal life.
  • be a center for life-long learning, assisting and supporting literacy for all ages, and providing help using library technology.

Our Vision

The USC community will: Use books & materials, Share programs and activities, and Connect children with reading and everyone with a world of information
@ the Library

Library Staff

Left to right: Debra Conn, Head of Youth Services; Vanessa Ryzner, Circulation Coordinator; Helen Palascak, Library Director; Maureen Case, Head of Technical Services; Walker Evans, Programs & Outreach Services Librarian

The Library Board

The Library Board serves as Trustees for the Library Trust which operates in accordance with the Library Trust Agreement. The purpose of this charitable Trust is to accept donations and contributions to benefit the library.

Questions concerning the Trust should be directed to the Township Manager's office.

Robert G. Ontolchik, serving through 2019
Barbara Zimmt
, serving through 2020
Joann Hockenberry, serving through 2021


Library Demographics Profile

Demographics tell the story of our community.  The statistics in this profile for the Upper St. Clair Community have been compiled by the PA State Data Center from data mined from the US Census Bureau.


& Location

Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed Summer Sundays 

Holiday Hours

Accessibility contact for the Library: Mrs. Helen Palascak, Director of the Library at 412.831.9000, ext 247.

P. 412.835.5540
F. 412.835.6763

1820 McLaughlin Run Road  Upper St. Clair, PA 15241

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