Raised for Local Nonprofits
2724 gifts
Totaling $310,245.87
Crawford Gives
Raised for Local Nonprofits
2724 gifts
Totaling $310,245.87
Raised for Local Nonprofits
2724 gifts
Totaling $310,245.87

Benson Memorial Library

Goal: $1,000.00

Specific Need

  • Keeping our 116-year-old library strong and vibrant during COVID-19 challenges
  • Youth programs such as after school clubs and storytimes
  • Adult programs that bring families together
  • Public services of all kinds!

Mission

The mission of the Benson Memorial Library is to provide the community with open access to quality informational, educational, and cultural resources.

Profile

Benson Memorial Library offers a wide variety of materials and services for the community, including:

  • Access to our collection of books, DVDs, audio books, puzzles and games, and more.
    • We have instituted a contactless lobby-service to provide public access to a variety of materials during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Access to public computers, copiers, printers, fax machine, and other technology.
    • Despite COVID-19 challenges, we have continued to provide technology services such as wifi, copying, printing, and faxing to our community and are the only public library in the county currently offering the latter three services.
  • A number of weekly events which are free and open to the public.
    • Library staff have run scores of free, virtual events during the COVID-19 shutdown that keep kids engaged and families learning together with the library.
  • Access to our Benson Collection, a local history collection that features books, maps, and other publications relating to this area and the oil industry.
  • Complete back issues of the Titusville Herald dating from 1865, and genealogical materials.
  • Public space to meet, work, and relax.
  • Free programs that encourage the arts, culture, and lifelong learning for all ages.

Photos & Videos

Benson Memorial Library, May 2019
Benson Memorial Library, May 2019
Book Bingo at Benson Memorial Library, July 2019.
Book Bingo at Benson Memorial Library, July 2019.
A Facebook post showing all of the programs and activities we continue to provide during COVID-19.
A Facebook post showing all of the programs and activities we continue to provide during COVID-19.
$1,093.26 received
in 19 gifts
109.33%  of  $1,000.00 Goal

Contact

213 N Franklin Street
Titusville PA 16354
Phone: 814-827-2913

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