Centre County Library & Historical Museum is a free community destination providing books, information, Internet access, and technology resources to preserve our heritage and promote a lifetime of reading and learning.


Centre County Library & Historical Museum will be an inviting and vital part of our community by providing access to current technology and services to foster education and to enhance our community’s quality of life.

+Core Values

We believe in intellectual freedom.

We respect all patrons’ privacy and confidentiality.

We believe in access for all.

We will treat everyone with courtesy and fairness.

We will be efficient and effective in all we do to provide quality service in a welcoming environment.

We will be innovative and timely in our response to technology and the information needs of our community.

We will work in partnership with other organizations to further the Library’s mission.

We will govern with sound financial management and oversight.

+2019 Centre County Library & Historical Museum Board of Trustees

John Sengle, President

Matthew Bonchack, Vice President

Karen Drosnes, Secretary-Treasurer

Helen DeFillipis

Melissa Hombosky

Justin Miller

Janet Santostefano

Richard Thompson

Board meetings are open to the public, and take place on the 4th Thursday of each month, starting at 6:30 PM in Bellefonte unless other arrangements are made.