Support the Library


The Cooper-Siegel Community Library is an independent 501c3 non-profit organization. We are generously supported by the Fox Chapel Borough, the Allegheny Regional Asset District and the Commonwealth of PA. Other funding is provided by Aspinwall Borough, Blawnox Borough, Indiana Township, O’Hara Township, Sharpsburg Borough and our patrons. We rely upon your financial support to provide the high quality materials, programs and services you’ve come to expect. Following are some of the ways you can support our Operating Budget each year.

Donate Online

You make the difference between a good library and a great library! Your contributions allow us to provide high quality materials, programs and services that our community needs and deserves. Please make your gift today!

Annual Campaign

A tax-deductible gift can be made by mailing a check to Cooper-Siegel Community Library at 403 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15238. We accept gifts from donor-advised funds (DAFs), so if you have a DAF, please consider recommending to your financial advisor that they support the Community Library Association.

United Way Donations

Designate the Cooper-Siegel Community Library during your United Way Donor Option annual drive. Our donor code is 1529168.

Walmart Round Up Program

You can select us to receive donations from Walmart when you round up your purchases on to the nearest dollar. Find out more about this giving opportunity here and click on the Make this my preferred charity button.

Memorial and Gift Books

Memorial and Gift Books are thoughtful ways to honor or commemorate a friend or loved one. Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations or other happy occasions by naming a gift book. Complete this form to send your memorial or gift book donation.

Book Store in the Library

We have an on-going, volunteer-driven book sale. Stop by during library hours and find books, videos and audios on a variety of topics priced from $.50 to $3.00. These books are great as gifts, personal reading or home décor.

Donate Books

Our volunteer-run Book Store brings in over $15,000 of much needed operating dollars. Cleaning house? Moving? Making room for new books? We gladly welcome your tax-deductible donations. Please bring them to the back entrance. We will gladly provide you with a receipt for tax purposes. Please call ahead if you need assistance with a particularly large donation.

Book donation guidelines


The Library receives the majority of its funding from public sources. Your voice is needed to ensure that the Library remains strong. Contact your elected officials and the media to tell them how much the library is worth to you. Encourage your family and friends to become patrons of the library.

Take Action!

Call, email AND write to Governor Wolf, your state representatives and state senators, and the leadership of state committees in the House and Senate.

Contact the Media!

Tell them why the library is important to you!

Tell a Friend…or two…or three…

Talk to your friends and neighbors about the important role the Library plays in the community and the need for sustainable Library funding to cultivate a community of lifelong learners.


We have Teen Volunteer opportunities for Summer 2024. Please click the link below to submit an application!

Teen Volunteer Application

We are seeking an Adult Volunteer to lead our weekly Wise Walk program (hour-long guided walks, usually at O’Hara Community Township Park). Please contact Lauren Williams at if you’re interested in this opportunity. The candidate will need to obtain FBI Clearances and successfully pass a criminal background check.


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