Beaver County Library System
Beaver County

Boiler Replacement Scheudle
During our boiler replacement and heating system upgrades we will have limited hours and will keep you updated if there are any changes.

Our hours the week of November 24 are as follows:

Monday-Wednesday 10 AM - 4 PM Lower Level only. Limited laptop use, no printing; Fax and Copy services available. Use Back Elevator Entrance only.

Thursday-Saturday CLOSED

You may continue to use our website to renew items, or use our online resources. Our bookdrop is located in the back for your convenience in returning materials.

Thank you for your patience and your patronage! Happy Thanksgiving!

Stay tuned for our hours from December 1-12, as we continue with the project. We will be back to full steam by December 13 for our Lunch with Santa and Christmas Open House!

Laughlin Memorial Library

99 Eleventh Street | Ambridge, PA 15003
Director: Julie Mulcahy | Telephone: (724) 266-3857 | Fax: (724) 266-5670
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Days closed for 2014
New Year's Day January 1
Good Friday April 18
Memorial Day May 26
Independence Day July 4

Labor Day September 1
"Taste of Autumn" November 1
Thanksgiving November 27
Christmas December 24 - 26

Library Information

Friends of the Library

Consider becoming a Friend of the Library

Friends of the Library volunteer their time to assist in fundraising activities for the library. By organizing book sales and assisting in library events, Library Friends provide valuable assistance to the libraries they care so much about. If you are passionate about libraries and are interested in helping LML please ask a staff member for a volunteer form.


Search and Shop through GoodSearch

You can financially support the Laughlin Memorial library by doing your internet searching and shopping through For most of your searches, the LML will receive about a penny. If you make purchases through GoodSearch partners, the library can receive up to 3% of your purchase price as a donation.

Donation of Materials

You can give a gift to the library in denominations of $10, $25, $50 and above to have honorariums or memorials placed in new library materials. These gifts are a perfect way to acknowledge the achievements of someone you hold special or to signify the memory of a loved one.

Recycling Box

Donate to the Library through Recycling

LML receives $5 to $15 per ton for recyclable materials. The library's Abitibi Paper Retriever bin is located in the Ambridge Do It Best parking lot at 500 Ohio River Boulevard. The recycling program accepts: newspapers, magazines, catalogs, mail, envelopes, folders, copy and colored paper. The program does not accept phone books or cardboard.

Give a Gift as an Honorarium or Memorial

You can give a gift to the library in denominations of $10, $25, $50 and above to have a honorariums or memorials placed new library materials of matching value. These gifts are a perfect way to acknowledge the achievements of someone you hold special or to signify the memory of a loved one.

Alexander Laughlin, Jr. Alexander Laughlin, Jr.

About the Laughlin Memorial Library

The Laughlin Memorial Library opened to the citizens of Ambridge on July 6, 1929 when the building was formally dedicated and turned over to the Ambridge Free Library Association by the Alexander Laughlin Family. The building, a gift to Ambridge, is a memorial to their son Alexander Laughlin, Jr. Consider making the Laughlin Memorial Library a part of your will. It will be a lasting tribute to you and continue to invest in your community. Talk with your attorney, accountant or financial planner regarding a gift to the library.

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