Services

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The library provides patrons with free Wi-Fi and computer use! There are 10 computers available for library card holders. For our younger patrons, we have 4 iPads preloaded with children’s apps and a fun new interactive wall with educational games!

$0.25/page: Print, copy, scan
$1.00/page: Fax

 

Tech Help, Device Support, & How To

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Schedule a one-on-one with a Warminster Information Services staff member to get help with your Kindle, iPad, Android, or any other device you may be having trouble with. Call 215-672-4362 to set up an appointment.

Help Desk
Skilled technicians are ready to provide support or assist with repairs, upgrades, and service for equipment that is no longer covered under warranty. Click here to book an appointment.

How To

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Museum Passes

  • Free for Warminster/Ivyland residents with a library card in good standing
  • Non-residents: check out a pass for $5 or join Friends of the Warminster Library for a $10 annual fee
  • Check out one pass at a time for 3 days
  • Passes can only be reserved the day of checking out the pass if it’s available on the shelf at time of request.
  • List of Museum Passes and Program Guidelines
MorrisArboretum
 

GroundsforScuplture

GlenCairnMuseum

ElmwoodParkZoo

 

BucksCountyChildrenMusuem

GardenStateDiscoveryMuseum

BattleshipNewJersey

AcademyofNaturalSciences

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PennMuseum
 
 

STEM Kits
Looking for some fun science activities, books, and videos for younger children? Check out our 6 new STEM Kits. Each kit comes with a toy, activity, or game , a book about the topic, and a video.

  • Coding STEM Kit [Ages 6-12]
  • Animal STEM Kit [Ages 3-8]
  • Plant STEM Kit [Ages 3-8]
  • Insects and Bugs STEAM Kit [Ages 3-8]
  • Magnets STEM Kit [Ages 4-10]
  • Oral Health STEM Kit [2-5]

Mobile Hotspots
Need internet on the go? We now offer internet hotspot devices for check out to adult (18 years or older) Bucks County Library card holders, whose cards are in good standing. Each devices is capable of connecting up to ten wifi enabled devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.). Each hotspot has an unlimited data plan. Devices can be check out for one week and can get renewed one time. Click here to view additional information. Contact the Information Services Desk for questions.

Roku Streaming Sticks
The library now has two Roku Streaming Sticks for check out. Each device can be checked out for one week and renewed one time. One Roku is designated a Youth Roku and is loaded with G and PG rated movies. The other Roku is designated an Adult Roku and is loaded with movies will all ratings. In addition, the Adult Roku has Hulu. Stop by or call the Information Services Desk for additional information. Channels include:

  • Vudu (preloaded with movies)
  • Crunchyroll
  • Free Family Channel
  • Pluto TV
  • The Roku Channel
  • Sony Crackle
  • TED/TED Talks
  • Tubi
  • Youtube TV
  • Hulu (only available on the Adult Roku)

Calendar of Events

Meeting Rooms

The Warminster Township Free Library has two meeting rooms available for booking events and programs. Please refer to our guidelines and policies for more information.

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Capacity: 15 people

Included: Large conference room table, Chairs, Blank wall for projecting

Cost: $15/hour

 

 

Large Meeting Room

Capacity: 90 people

Included: Tables and chairs to fit the capacity of your meeting, Pull down projector screen

Cost: $30/hour

 

Please fill out and return the application

If you need any more information about the meeting rooms, please call the Information Services Desk at 215-672-4362

Donate

We have many ways you can donate to help our library

 

Monetary Donations & Elite Benefactors

A donation of $250 or more will be honored with an engraved name plate on our Library Donor Wall displayed in the main lobby. Please contact the library for more information.

Annual Campaign

The Friends of the Warminster Library’s annual fundraising campaign helps support the continuation of library activities, capital improvements, and events year long. Click here

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We are grateful for those who would volunteer their time for the library. Opportunities for shelf-reading are always available. For more information download the Volunteer Form and contact Christy.

Holiday and Closures

2019 Holidays & Closed Dates

Date Day Holiday
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day
February 18 Monday President’s Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday
April 20 Saturday Easter Saturday
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday
May 12 Sunday Mother’s Day
May 25 Saturday Memorial Day Saturday
May 26 Sunday Memorial Day Sunday
May 27 Monday Memorial Day
June 16 Sunday Father’s Day
July 4 Thursday Independence Day
August 31 Saturday Labor Day Saturday
September 1 Sunday Labor Day Sunday
September 2 Monday Labor Day
October 14 Monday In-Service Training Day
November 27 Wednesday Close Early – 5:00pm
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving
November 29 Friday Day After Thanksgiving
November 30 Saturday Thanksgiving Saturday
December 1 Sunday Thanksgiving Sunday
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day
December 31 Tuesday New Year’s Eve

 

About Us

Tracey Reed, Director

The Warminster Township Free Library is an independent Community Public Library and part of the Bucks County Library District. The Library presently has a 7-member advisory board and is governed by the Township of Warminster. Today the Warminster Township Free Library is open 7 days a week (53 hours), has a collection of over 65,000 print materials, offers 300+ programs/year, and circulates over 200,000 physical items.

Mission
To inspire lifelong learning by providing a safe and welcoming environment with access to technology and resources for everyone.

History
The Library was founded in 1960 by the Federated Women’s Club of Warminster and housed in a room of the Township Administrative Building with a collection of 2,000 volumes collected from the community. The library was open 10 hours/week from 1962-1964, and moved twice between 1965-1970. The first was into a farmhouse at 265 W. Street Rd and then to a ranch house at 380 N. York Road.

The collection grew to 5,000 items by the end of 1970 and was open 20 hours/week. From 1971-1974 the Library moved to the lower level of the Township Building and then ultimately constructed and moved into its current 15,488 sq. ft. facility at 1076 Emma Lane in 1976/77.

In September 2012, the Library became a Department of Warminster Township.

In 2017, the Library increased hours and added Sundays.

The Library is a proud Gold Star PA Forward Library. Please watch this video to see all that PA Forward has accomplished in libraries throughout the Commonwealth.

By The Numbers
2018 By The Numbers
2018 Summer Reading By The Numbers
2017 By The Numbers


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