Marple Library: Browsing, Summer Children’s Program, Curbside Pickup, Teen Book Box, Virtual Programs and More…

Marple Library Building has reopened to the public. We are happy to continue to offer Curbside Pickup Service. Details on curbside pickup at

We have something for everyone. Check out our programs for Children, Tweens/Teens and Adults.  Enjoy TikTok videos from our Teen Programming Specialist Amber Timlin at mateen (@marplelibrary)

Please continue to check this site, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates of programming and services.

We are not currently accepting book donations.


Marple Library is seeking interested residents to fulfill two anticipated vacancies on the Library Board beginning in January. Candidates must be residents of Marple Township and be willing to attend monthly meetings as well as participate in committee activities.  Residents with a law degree or with a CPA are particularly sought. Please email letters of interest to Marcy Abrams, Board President, at



We are seeking a Library Assistant I. Deadline is June 30th. Details and how to apply can be found at





Access many resources, including Reference USA, Brainfuse (one-on-one tutoring, homework help, and resources for job seekers as well as veterans), Ancestry Library, Power Library, Newsbank (which includes free access to the Delaware County Daily Times and Philadelphia Inquirer), and for our littlest members, TumbleBooks. All of these are available at no cost with your library card and can be accessed on

Would you like information about Libby? Wondering how to create a Facebook account?  You can view great tutorials created by our Computer Assistant Graham for our patrons:

Community Information:

Delaware County has opened up additional appointments at several locations across the county and will be using Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. Please share with someone who is looking for an appointment. Residents can make an appointment here:









Special Announcements:

Please keep us in mind if you are shopping on Amazon.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Just click on   to designate Marple Library when you shop and Amazon will donate a portion of proceeds to the library. Thank you in advance!!!


Marple is the first library in Delco to earn PA Forward Gold Star!

Marple Library Earns PA Forward Gold Star: PA Forward is a statewide initiative under the PA Library Association (PaLA) that places the spotlight on Pennsylvania libraries and their important role in the community. By proving that we promote the five literacies that are the backbone of PA Forward (Basic, Information, Civic and Social, Health and Financial) we’ve earned the gold star.

Picture with Commissioner Liaison Dan Leefson and Marple Library Director LaTanya Burno during the Marple Township Board of Commissioners meeting recognizing this achievement.