Welcome to Jenkintown Library

Set in the historic Jenkins' Town Lyceum Building, Jenkintown Library is a community nonprofit that combines modern amenities, a beautiful historic building, and a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Our friendly staff invites you to take advantage of our wide range of services and programs, our extensive traditional and eLibrary collections, and a welcoming environment where you can relax on your own or meet up with old friends and new.


The Jenkintown Library enriches lives by educating, entertaining, connecting, and creating community.


Rosalind Lubeck, Director

Board of Directors

The Library Board of Directors, which consists of a maximum of 15 members, meets September - June on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM in the library's Community Room.

Board of Directors for 2018

Beth McKeown, President

Felisa Armento, Vice President
Penny Cutler, Treasurer
Marianne Selhat, Secretary
Adrienne Brockwell
Shirley Curry
Doris Heise
Diana Lamey
Kathleen Lansing

Historical Info

Organized in 1803 and chartered in 1805, the Jenkintown Library dates back to the days of Thomas Jefferson’s presidency.

A stone marker
A plaque designating that "This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the US Dept. of the Interior"

The Jenkins' Town Lyceum Building, now known as Jenkintown Library was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

alphabet border and lights in children's reading room
staircase to children's room
view of main room, bookshelves and windows