The library is located in Waynesburg, PA in the county of Greene. It serves a population of 40,000 and is one of two libraries in the county. Bowlby Library is housed in a early 1900 Mansion with an addition to house the Reference and Children's Collections and Computer Stations.
The library offers print materials, periodicals, audio-visual materials [DVDs, Audio Books, and e-books] in addition to 20 public access computers. The library offers programming for children and adults and provides meeting room space to the community.