Keystone State Normal School had two literary societies, the Keystone Literary Society and the Philomathean Literary Society. These societies formed within the first year of the Keystone State Normal School. They were formed as student-led social organizations. Groups meet once a week to discuss issues of all topics. They would host annual gatherings every year with a variety of student musical performances and literary discussions. They would fundraise for the school and made donations frequently. The Rohrbach Library has a collection of memorabilia and documentation from these two societies.