B.F. Jones Memorial Library

Options: Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

The B. F. Jones Memorial Library provides access to educational, informational, historical, recreational, and technological materials and services. The Library is committed to empowering our communities by helping residents improve their literacy skills, reach their greatest potential, and move forward to meet the demands of the 21st century.

History of Organization:

The B. F. Jones Memorial Library was built in 1929 as a tribute to Benjamin Franklin Jones, a founder of the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation. The land and building were given to the City of Aliquippa by the Jones family. The Library is open 55 hours/week and offers traditional library services, as well as numerous on-line and electronic resources. The Children's Library is a leader in programming and materials for children in the Beaver Valley.

Options: Accreditations and Licenses

The Library is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Pennsylvania Inventory of Historic Places. It has been designated as a District Library Center by Pennsylvania's Office of Commonwealth Libraries.


Member of the Beaver County Library System and the Pennsylvania Library Association.

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

state and local government allocations, grants, donations, and fees


Key Leaders

Name* Title/Description (Executive Director, Vice President, etc.) Phone Number 1 Phone Number 2 Fax Number Email Address
Ann Andrews Library Director 724-375-2900 724-375-0172 aandrews@beaverlibraries.org

Contact Information

Contact Phone Numbers

Number* Title / Description (Telephone, Toll free, Fax, etc.)
724-375-2900 Phone
724-375-0172 Fax

Contact Emails

Email* Title / Description (Director, General, Intake, etc.)
aandrews@beaverlibraries.org Library Director

Web Addresses

Website* Title / Description (National, Local office, etc.)
www.beaverlibraries.org/aliquippa.asp website

Primary Address


663 Franklin Avenue
Aliquippa, PA 15001
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Service Area

Beaver County

Services Provided

Available Hours

9:00-7:30 Mon-Tues-Wed,
9:00-5:00 Thurs-Fri-Sat

Fees/Cost for Services

Library cards are free for Pennsylvania residents;
Fees for printing, copying, faxing, out-of-state library cards, and other services

Eligibility Requirements

Pennsylvania residency

Required Documentation

Proof of address

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Visit the Library

Handicap Accessibility


Languages Spoken or Available


Speaker Available


Volunteer Use


Volunteer Need


Volunteer Description

Volunteers help with programs and services

Thank You To Our Sponsors

We are grateful to our many partners who provide financial and operational support.