The Newtown Library Company has a rich history going back to its founding on August 9, 1760. Ever since then, annual shareholders’ meetings have been held on the last Saturday in October. Incorporation was granted by a Special Act of the Pennsylvania Legislature, approved March 27, 1789. The collection of books was kept at the homes of the various librarians from 1760 until…


Thank You to Our Donors!

We want to express our sincere thanks to all our donors, and make note of a very generous, anonymous donor who recently sent us a very large donation. Since they did not want to be recognized by giving us their name, we hope they see this message to know how truly grateful we are.

To all of our supporters, it’s people like YOU who keep this wonderful piece of Newtown history alive. Thank you!

Become a Member: Click here for information on how to become a member of the Newtown Library Company.
Join the Newtown Library Company and enjoy all the benefits of being a member.
Check Out Books: Click here to learn about vestibule book pickup, children's book bundles, and more!
Find our online catalog and information about in-person visits, vestibule book pickup, and children’s book bundles.
Help the Library: Click here for information about ongoing fundraisers and events.
Learn how to help the library continue to be an important part of what makes historic Newtown wonderful.

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The 5K on Market Day was a great success!
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