Donations and Volunteering

Monetary donations will go toward the addition and replacement of books, shelving and display equipment, and archival supplies. The importance of these donations cannot be understated: With your help, we can preserve the history of Fayette County for generations to come.

As with the library’s general collection, we can also make specific purchases for the Pennsylvania Room in memory of (or in honor of) the individual of your choice.

Checks should be made payable to the Uniontown Public Library. You can make your donation in person or mail it to the following address:


Uniontown Public Library

24 Jefferson Street

Uniontown, PA 15401

Donating Books or Artifacts

The Pennsylvania Room collects materials and artifacts with ties to Fayette County. That might include a privately-published family genealogy, an ethnic cookbook printed by a church, or a coal miner’s lantern. Here are some of the items currently on our “wishlist”:

Business Records and Ledgers

Church Anniversary Booklets & Directories

Church Histories & Records

City and County Histories

City Directories

Family Genealogies

Fayette County Memorabilia (ex. major event schedules, blueprints of iconic buildings)

High School Yearbooks

Letters & Correspondence


Paintings & Portraits

Photographs, Slides, & Negatives


Rare Books & Early Editions (pre-1850s)

To discuss your donation, please stop by the Uniontown Public Library or give us a call. If the item does not fit with our collection, we may be able to suggest another organization to contact. Thank you for considering us!


There are numerous opportunities for volunteer service in the Pennsylvania Room and elsewhere in the library. Please call or stop by to discuss how you might help.