Pennsylvania Berks County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Berks County, PA. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Pennsylvania Berks County.

1. Library System BERKS CO PUB LIBRARIES
1037f Macarthur Road, Reading, PA 19605
Phone Number: (610) 378-5260 Berks 69,613 N/A

2. Library System BERNVILLE AREA COMMUNITY LIB
6721 Bernville RD., Bernville, PA 19506
Phone Number: (610) 488-1302 Berks 40,085 22,586

3. Central Library BERNVILLE AREA COMMUNITY LIB
6721 Bernville RD., Bernville, PA 19506
Phone Number: (610) 488-1302 Berks N/A N/A

4. Library System BETHEL TULPEHOCKEN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8601 Lancaster Ave, Bethel, PA 19507
Phone Number: (717) 933-4060 Berks 138,555 34,801

5. Central Library BETHEL TULPEHOCKEN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8601 Lancaster Ave, Bethel, PA 19507
Phone Number: (717) 933-4060 Berks N/A N/A

6. Central Library BOONE AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 129 N. Mill ST., Birdsboro, PA 19508
Phone Number: (610) 582-5666 Berks N/A N/A

7. Library System BOONE AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 129 N. Mill ST., Birdsboro, PA 19508
Phone Number: (610) 582-5666 Berks 85,443 42,366

8. Library System BOYERTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 29 E Philadelphia Ave, Boyertown, PA 19512
Phone Number: (610) 369-0496 Berks 209,520 77,816

9. Central Library BOYERTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 29 E Philadelphia Ave, Boyertown, PA 19512
Phone Number: (610) 369-0496 Berks N/A N/A

10. Central Library BRANDYWINE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 60 Tower Drive, Topton, PA 19562
Phone Number: (610) 682-7115 Berks N/A N/A

11. Library System BRANDYWINE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 60 Tower Drive, Topton, PA 19562
Phone Number: (610) 682-7115 Berks 82,092 46,765

12. Bookmobile CHILDREN’S BOOKMOBILE
1037f Macarthur Road, Reading, PA 19605
Phone Number: (610) 378-5260 Berks N/A N/A

13. Bookmobile CITY OF READING BOOKMOBILE
100 S. 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602
Phone Number: (610) 468-6350 Berks N/A N/A

14. Bookmobile COMMUNITY BOOKMOBILE
1037f Macarthur Road, Reading, PA 19605
Phone Number: (610) 378-5260 Berks N/A N/A

15. Central Library EXETER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 4565 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606
Phone Number: (610) 406-9431 Berks N/A N/A

16. Library System EXETER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 4565 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606
Phone Number: (610) 406-9431 Berks 221,158 99,748

17. Library System FLEETWOOD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 110 W Arch St, Fleetwood, PA 19522
Phone Number: (610) 944-0146 Berks 88,336 38,158

18. Central Library FLEETWOOD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 110 W Arch St, Fleetwood, PA 19522
Phone Number: (610) 944-0146 Berks N/A N/A

19. Library System HAMBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 35 North 3rd St, Hamburg, PA 19526
Phone Number: (610) 562-2843 Berks 50,721 36,404

20. Central Library HAMBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 35 North 3rd St, Hamburg, PA 19526
Phone Number: (610) 562-2843 Berks N/A N/A

21. Central Library LOUISA GONSER COMM LIB INC
70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown, PA 19530
Phone Number: (610) 683-5820 Berks N/A N/A

22. Library System LOUISA GONSER COMM LIB INC
70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown, PA 19530
Phone Number: (610) 683-5820 Berks 101,850 51,414

23. Library System MIFFLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 6 Philadelphia AVE., Shillington, PA 19607
Phone Number: (610) 777-3911 Berks 98,452 54,130

24. Central Library MIFFLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 6 Philadelphia AVE., Shillington, PA 19607
Phone Number: (610) 777-3911 Berks N/A N/A

25. Central Library MUHLENBERG COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 3612 Kutztown Rd, Laureldale, PA 19605
Phone Number: (610) 929-0589 Berks N/A N/A

26. Library System MUHLENBERG COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 3612 Kutztown Rd, Laureldale, PA 19605
Phone Number: (610) 929-0589 Berks 123,265 67,792

27. Branch Library NORTHEAST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1348 N. 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604
Phone Number: (610) 655-6361 Berks N/A N/A

28. Branch Library NORTHWEST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 901 Schuylkill Avenue, Reading, PA 19601
Phone Number: (610) 655-6360 Berks N/A N/A

29. Central Library READING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 S. 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602
Phone Number: (610) 655-6350 Berks N/A N/A

30. Library System READING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 S. 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602
Phone Number: (610) 655-6350 Berks 449,807 400,500

31. Library System ROBESONIA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 75-a South Brooke St, Robesonia, PA 19551
Phone Number: (610) 693-3264 Berks 56,119 45,001

32. Central Library ROBESONIA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 75-a South Brooke St, Robesonia, PA 19551
Phone Number: (610) 693-3264 Berks N/A N/A

33. Central Library SCHUYLKILL VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1310 Washington Rd, Leesport, PA 19533
Phone Number: (610) 926-1555 Berks N/A N/A

34. Library System SCHUYLKILL VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1310 Washington Rd, Leesport, PA 19533
Phone Number: (610) 926-1555 Berks 49,520 22,974

35. Library System SINKING SPRING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 3940 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Phone Number: (610) 678-4311 Berks 81,224 30,262

36. Central Library SINKING SPRING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 3940 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Phone Number: (610) 678-4311 Berks N/A N/A

37. Branch Library SOUTHEAST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1426 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19602
Phone Number: (610) 655-6362 Berks N/A N/A

38. Central Library SPRING TOWNSHIP LIBRARY
Street Address: 78-c Commerce Drive, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone Number: (610) 373-9888 Berks N/A N/A

39. Library System SPRING TOWNSHIP LIBRARY
Street Address: 78-c Commerce Drive, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone Number: (610) 373-9888 Berks 71,071 37,535

40. Library System VILLAGE LIBRARY OF MORGANTOWN
207 N. Walnut Street, Morgantown, PA 19543
Phone Number: (610) 286-1022 Berks 78,886 47,324

41. Central Library VILLAGE LIBRARY OF MORGANTOWN
207 N. Walnut Street, Morgantown, PA 19543
Phone Number: (610) 286-1022 Berks N/A N/A

42. Central Library WERNERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 North Reber Street, Wernersville, PA 19565
Phone Number: (610) 678-8771 Berks N/A N/A

43. Library System WERNERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 North Reber Street, Wernersville, PA 19565
Phone Number: (610) 678-8771 Berks 65,174 35,891

44. Branch Library WEST LAWN-WYOMISSING HILLS LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 Woodside Avenue, West Lawn, PA 19609
Phone Number: (610) 678-4888 Berks N/A N/A

45. Library System WOMELSDORF COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 W High St, Womelsdorf, PA 19567
Phone Number: (610) 589-1424 Berks 50,022 37,990

46. Central Library WOMELSDORF COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 W High St, Womelsdorf, PA 19567
Phone Number: (610) 589-1424 Berks N/A N/A

47. Library System WYOMISSING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 9 Reading Blvd, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone Number: (610) 374-2385 Berks 80,823 62,112

48. Central Library WYOMISSING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 9 Reading Blvd, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone Number: (610) 374-2385 Berks N/A N/A

Overview of Berks County, Pennsylvania

Berks County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 373,638. Its county seat is Reading.

History

Reading developed during the 1740s and the northern inhabitants of Lancaster County sent several petitions requesting a separate county be established. With the help of Conrad Weiser, the county was formed on March 11, 1752 from Chester County, Lancaster County, and Philadelphia County and named after William Penn’s family home of Berkshire, England. Berks County began much larger than it is today. The northwestern parts of the county went to the founding of Northumberland County in 1772 and Schuylkill County in 1811, when it reached its current size. It is known as a part of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,242 km² (866 mi²). 2,224 km² (859 mi²) of it is land and 18 km² (7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.

Berks County is bordered by the counties of Lancaster (south), Lebanon (west), Schuykill (northwest), Lehigh (northeast), Montgomery (southeast), and Chester (southeast).

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 373,638 people, 141,570 households, and 98,532 families residing in the county. The population density is 168/km² (435/mi²). There are 150,222 housing units at an average density of 68/km² (175/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.18% White, 3.69% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.44% from other races, and 1.50% from two or more races. 9.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Historically there was a large Pennsylvania Dutch population.

There are 141,570 households out of which 31.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.40% are non-families. 24.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.70 males.

Municipalities

Cities

  • Reading

Boroughs

  • Adamstown
  • Bally
  • Bechtelsville
  • Bernville
  • Birdsboro
  • Boyertown
  • Centerport
  • Fleetwood
  • Hamburg
  • Kenhorst
  • Kutztown
  • Laureldale
  • Leesport
  • Lenhartsville
  • Lyons
  • Mohnton
  • Mount Penn
  • New Morgan
  • Robesonia
  • Lawrence
  • Shillington
  • Shoemakersville
  • Sinking Spring
  • Strausstown
  • Topton
  • Wernersville
  • West Lawn
  • West Reading
  • Womelsdorf
  • Wyomissing

Townships

  • Albany Township
  • Alsace Township
  • Amity Township
  • Bern Township
  • Bethel Township
  • Brecknock Township
  • Caernarvon Township
  • Centre Township
  • Colebrookdale Township
  • Cumru Township
  • District Township
  • Douglass Township
  • Earl Township
  • Exeter Township
  • Greenwich Township
  • Heidelberg Township
  • Hereford Township
  • Jefferson Township
  • Longswamp Township
  • Lower Alsace Township
  • Lower Heidelberg Township
  • Maidencreek Township
  • Marion Township
  • Maxatawny Township
  • Muhlenberg Township
  • North Heidelberg Township
  • Oley Township
  • Ontelaunee Township
  • Penn Township
  • Perry Township
  • Pike Township
  • Richmond Township
  • Robeson Township
  • Rockland Township
  • Ruscombmanor Township
  • South Heidelberg Township
  • Spring Township
  • Tilden Township
  • Tulpehocken Township
  • Union Township
  • Upper Bern Township
  • Upper Tulpehocken Township
  • Washington Township
  • Windsor Township

Census-designated places

  • Amity Gardens
  • Flying Hills
  • Lorane
  • Reiffton
  • Spring Ridge
  • West Wyomissing
  • Whitfield
  • Wyomissing Hills

Education

Colleges and Universities

  • Albright College
  • Alvernia College
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State Berks

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • Berks Technical Institute
  • Pace Institute
  • Reading Area Community College