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Support Your Library

Your gifts of time, talents, gently used books, and monetary donations are appreciated! Every gift supports learning and literacy in our community.

Monetary Donation

With generous support we continue to provide a collection of new and relevant materials, technology, computer access, and free events for all ages and interests. We are in a growing community, and it is our responsibility to meet the ever changing needs. Your contribution assures that the Mars Area Public Library will continue to be the place where everyone can learn, discover and explore. ​Your tax-deductible donation will support library operations, community programs, and expansion of our collection.​ By contributing to the Mars Area Public Library, you help preserve a valuable community asset that transforms lives. Thank you for your support.

Planned Giving Options

Planned giving ensures the future success of your library today. We will work with you and your financial advisors to tailor a meaningful gift that best suits your circumstances. For more information, contact Caitlyn at or 724-625-9048.

You can defer a gift to the Library in the following ways:

  • ​Include the Library as a beneficiary in your will or estate plan.

  • Name the Library as the beneficiary of a pension plan, individual retirement account (IRA), life insurance policy, bank or brokerage account or name the Library as the policy owner.

  • Establish a trust, annuity or other fund that benefits the Library.

Legal Information:

  • ​Legal Name: Mars Area Public Library 
    Legal Address: 107 Grand Ave. PO Box 415, Mars, PA 16046
    Organization Type: 501 (c)(3) charitable organization
    EIN/Federal Tax ID: 25-1128765

Memorial and Honorarium Books

A memorial, honor or commemorative donation to the Library is a thoughtful way to celebrate an individual or group for years to come. To request a book memorial/honorarium, visit our memorials page.

Support Us When You Shop Online

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases, when you designate Mars Library as your charity of choice at

Holding Books

Volunteers and Friends of the Library

The library is always seeking people to assist with day to day operations as well as special events. To learn more, visit our Volunteers webpage.

Book Donation

The Mars Area Public Library appreciates book donations all year long! Once items are donated, we reserve the right to decide which items are added to the Library’s collection, added to the book sale which benefits the Library, or discarded.

Before donating, please read our book donation policy.

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Women's Club of Mars

The Women's Club of Mars is privileged to support local Community Services and proud to provide Scholarships to Mars High School Seniors. Members fund raise to give back to our community in purposeful and meaningful ways.
Contact: Sharon Gibbs  412-477-2420

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