F.D. Campbell Memorial Library

F.D. Campbell Memorial Library

est. 1920

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The only rural library in Lawrence County


Library Collections

Our library catalog contains thousands of volumes of print material including new releases, audio books, and DVDs, We also share eResources with the Lawrence County Federated Library System.

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Available in-house only


***The Library will be CLOSED on the following days for 2023***

Dec. 25 – Christmas Day

***The Library will be CLOSED on the following days for 2024***
Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day (Observed)

Jan. 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Feb. 19 – President’s Day 

May 27 – Memorial Day

June 19 – Juneteenth National Independence Day

July 4 – Independence Day

Sept. 2 – Labor Day

Oct. 14 – Columbus Day

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day

Nov. 28 & Nov. 29 – Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve

Dec. 25 – Christmas Day

Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve

Jan. 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day

Our Library

Located just one mile from downtown Bessemer, the F.D. Campbell Memorial Library is open and waiting to serve you. The library is free to all residents of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. Upcoming events and programs are found on our Events page. All programs and activity dates and times are subject to change. More information on holiday hours and program dates and times can also be found on our FACEBOOK page. Contact us for more information.

Staff & Board Members


Roberta Penwell, President

John Long, Vice President

Virginia Phillips, Treasurer

Jim Gagliano, Secretary

Doug Ordak, Trustee

Lindsay Ramage, Trustee

209 Hillsville Rd.
Bessemer, PA  16112

Phone: 724-667-7939

​Fax: 724-667-0898

Email: admin@fdclibrary.org

Opening Hours

Monday:       10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday:       10 am – 6 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm
Thursday:    10 am – 6 pm
Friday:           8 am – 3 pm
Saturday:      8 am – 3 pm
​Sunday:         CLOSED

*Updated as of February 16, 2023



F.D. Campbell Memorial Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All monetary and material donations are tax deductible.

In Memoriam or In Honor Contributions can be made through the following donation button.

In order to do so,

  1. Select/Add the Donation Amount
  2. Select “In Memory of…” or “In Honor of…”
  3. Click Donate (either with PayPal or Credit/Debit Card)
  4. Add Name in “Write a note (Optional)” by clicking the pen icon

Donate Books

We are glad to accept book donations in good condition (hard cover preferred) for consideration to our collections. Materials donated are subject to our Collection Policy unless specified for our annual book sale. NO MAGAZINES, TEXT BOOKS, OR ENCYCLOPEDIAS WILL BE ACCEPTED. All donations must be delivered during regular open business hours. No materials should be left in the library’s drop box.


Would you like to join us for a special event or on a regular basis in our library? Do you have a special skill or knowledge base (birding, gardening, cooking, etc.) that you would like to share with the community in a scheduled presentation? Would you be willing to work on projects such as building and grounds maintenance? Our Friends of the Library group would love to talk with you!

Board of Trustees

The F.D. Campbell Memorial Library is looking for interested parties who would love to join our Board of Trustees. Interested parties should attend one of our monthly meetings and converse with other members to the responsibilites of our Trustees. This rewarding group helps keep the library at the hub of our Mohawk Community. If you have ideas that you believe will better our organization, we cordially invite you to attend.