Getting Involved

Volunteer at the Hastings Public Library 

The Hastings Public Library welcomes volunteers to help with different tasks, including assisting with or providing storytime and Summerquest programs. Volunteers are also needed to help with library operations, including shelving books, cleaning, and other tasks..

Volunteers should reach out to the Hastings Public Library director to discuss how to help the library.

All volunteers aged 18 and older will be required to complete PATCH and Child Abuse History Clearance background checks. These clearances are free to volunteers and can be completed on the PATCH Website and the PA Child Welfare Website. In some cases, volunteers may not need to obtain federal background checks that require fingerprinting. 


Donating Items to the Hastings Public Library

The Hastings Public Library welcomes donations from the public, with a few limitations. The Hastings Public Library will accept books, dvds, and other media that are in a clean undamaged state. Items cannot be torn or have mildew, stains, or other forms of damage. The Hastings Public Library cannot accept textbooks, medical texts, dictionaries or encyclopedias. Items must be donated directly to the library, and cannot be dropped off outside of library hours. 


Donating Items to the Hastings Public Library Basket Party

Items are accepted for the basket party two months before, and up to the date of the basket party. Alcohol cannot be included in baskets, however gift cards for alcohol can be included. Please contact the Hastings Public Library for additional information on donating baskets to the library.


Donating Items to the Hastings Public Library Bake Sale

Baked items can be donated three days in advance of the bake sale. Items need to be shelf-stable. Individually wrapped items are preferred. 


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304 Beaver Street
PO Box 515
Hastings, PA 16646‐0515

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