Pennsylvania Columbia County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. 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 Columbia County.

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1. Central Library BERWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 Chestnut St, Berwick, PA 18603
Phone Number: (570) 752-2241 Columbia N/A N/A

2. Library System BERWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 Chestnut St, Berwick, PA 18603
Phone Number: (570) 752-2241 Columbia 57,846 N/A

3. Library System BLOOMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 225 Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone Number: (570) 784-0883 Columbia 139,172 N/A

4. Central Library BLOOMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 225 Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone Number: (570) 784-0883 Columbia N/A N/A

5. Bookmobile COLUMBIA COUNTY TRAVELING LIBRARY
Street Address: 15 Perry Avenue, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone Number: (570) 387-8782 Columbia N/A N/A

6. Central Library COLUMBIA COUNTY TRAVELING LIBRARY AUTHORITY
15 Perry Ave, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone Number: (570) 387-8782 Columbia N/A N/A

7. Library System COLUMBIA COUNTY TRAVELING LIBRARY AUTHORITY
15 Perry Ave, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone Number: (570) 387-8782 Columbia 31,079 N/A

Overview of Columbia County, Pennsylvania

Columbia County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 64,151.

Columbia County was created on March 22, 1813 from part of Northumberland County and named for Columbia, a poetic name for the United States that alludes to Christopher Columbus. Its county seat is Bloomsburg.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,269 km² (490 mi²). 1,258 km² (486 mi²) of it is land and 11 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.87% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 64,151 people, 24,915 households, and 16,568 families residing in the county. The population density is 51/km² (132/mi²). There are 27,733 housing units at an average density of 22/km² (57/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.59% White, 0.80% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 24,915 households out of which 27.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.80% are married couples living together, 8.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.50% are non-families. 26.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.90.

In the county, the population is spread out with 20.80% under the age of 18, 14.30% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 90.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.80 males.

Municipalities

  • Almedia
  • Aristes
  • Ashland (partial)
  • Beaver Township
  • Benton Township
  • Benton
  • Berwick
  • Bloomsburg
  • Briar Creek Township
  • Briar Creek
  • Buckhorn
  • Catawissa Township
  • Catawissa
  • Centralia
  • Cleveland Township
  • Conyngham Township
  • Espy
  • Eyers Grove
  • Fernville
  • Fishing Creek Township
  • Foundryville
  • Franklin Township
  • Greenwood Township
  • Hemlock Township
  • Iola
  • Jackson Township
  • Jamison City
  • Jerseytown
  • Jonestown
  • Lightstreet
  • Lime Ridge
  • Locust Township
  • Locustdale
  • Madison Township
  • Main Township
  • Mainville
  • Mifflin Township
  • Mifflinville
  • Millville
  • Montour Township
  • Mount Pleasant Township
  • North Centre Township
  • Numidia
  • Orange Township
  • Orangeville
  • Pine Township
  • Roaring Creek Township
  • Rohrsburg
  • Rupert
  • Scott Township
  • Slabtown
  • South Centre Township
  • Stillwater
  • Sugarloaf Township
  • Waller
  • Wilburton Number One
  • Wilburton Number Two

Education

Colleges and Universities

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania