Services

In addition to providing free, traditional library services and award-winning programming to residents, the library strives to serve the community in many ways!

ArtGallery
Shaler North Hills Library (SNHL) supports local artists.  Please call the library, stop by or email shalerref@einetwork.net for more information.

Copier / Printing
SNHL offers a black/white and color copier for public use.  Black/white copies are .20 cents a page and color copies are .50 cents a page. Printing from the public computers are also .20 cents for black/white copies and .50 cents for color copies.

Display Cases
SNHL offers four display cases for the community to display collections, talents and expertise.  Please call the library, stop by or email shalerref@einetwork.net for further details.

Express Services
SNHL offers self-checkout service both upstairs in the children’s department and downstairs at the checkout desk.  A library card is required for self-check out.

Fax Service
SNHL will fax documents for residents.  The cost is $1 per page to send a fax and to receive a fax.

Homebound Delivery and Deposit Collections
SNHL will deliver materials to those who cannot make it to the library due to disability, injury or illness.

In addition, the library will loan small collections of materials to senior housing, preschools and daycare centers.  Please call the library at 412-486-0211 for more details.

Meeting Room
SNHL offers three rooms for rental when available.  The rooms are heavily used and are unavailable for regularly scheduled weekly or monthly meetings.  We do our best to accommodate local group meetings, programs and events based upon the library’s Meeting Room Policy. In addition, the library has implemented a Tutoring Policy.

Notary Service
The library director can provide simple notary service.  She is available to witness simple signatures for the state set fee of $5.  Please call the library at 412-486-0211 or email shalerref@einetwork.net .

Scanning Services
SNHL will scan documents for residents for .25 cents a page, plus any printing charges.

Tax Forms and Assistance
SNHL helps to coordinate tax assistance for senior citizens and those with low income during tax season.  In addition, the library has copies of the most common IRS and state tax forms or can assist residents in locating other forms online.

Trip Kits
Call the library or fill out the form to request a Trip Kit.  Staff will put together a special bag of materials for you or your kids to check out and take on vacation.