Library, Pennsylvania

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Library, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Loafer's Hollow
Coordinates: 40°17′26″N 79°59′50″W / 40.29056°N 79.99722°W / 40.29056; -79.99722Coordinates: 40°17′26″N 79°59′50″W / 40.29056°N 79.99722°W / 40.29056; -79.99722
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Township South Park
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Library is an unincorporated community in South Park Township, Pennsylvania along Brownsville Road. Originally known as Loafer's Hollow, it was renamed Library by its residents in honor of the first library in the area, founded by John Moore in 1833.[1][2] South of Library, the original course of Brownsville Road continues as Pennsylvania Route 88. Library holds an annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony.


  1. ^ "History". Retrieved 2008-06-30. 
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 74.