About the Library

FAQs  (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answers to your questions about the library.

Mission Statement

A statement of the library's purpose.

Library Policies

Rules related to patron use of the library.

Gifts, Donations, and Memorials

Donating a book is a great way to celebrate an Anniversary, Birthday, Graduation or any Special Occasion and benefit the entire community.  Each item purchased with your donation will include a plaque commemorating your special occasion.  The Allegany County Library System is a 501(c)3 registered charitable organization, so your donations are tax deductible.   Donations can also be made to honor and mark the life of a significant person in your life.


Library vacancy announcements posted here.

Library Board Meetings

The seven members of the Allegany County Library System Library Board of Trustees are responsible for establishment of all policy decisions regarding the operational, personnel, and financial activities of the Allegany County Library System. Meetings are open to the public.

Allegany County Library System Director's Notes

Interesting ideas about information, from Library Director, John Taube.

Library History

A brief history of the locations of the Allegany County Library System.

Reasonable Accomodation Request Form

The library provides reasonable accomodations by request for physical access, communications, or other needs to ensure services, activities, and programs are available to people with disabilities.  For the purpose of this form, accomodation requests will be considered for persons who have disabilities that are expected to last at least six months.

Web Accessibility Statement