Pennsylvania Dauphin County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Dauphin 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 Dauphin County.

1. Library System DAUPHIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
101 Walnut ST., Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone Number: (717) 234-4961 Dauphin 875,843 652,414

2. Central Library EAST SHORE AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109
Phone Number: (717) 652-9380 Dauphin N/A N/A

3. Branch Library ELIZABETHVILLE AREA BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 80 North Market Street, Elizabeth, PA 17023
Phone Number: (717) 362-9825 Dauphin N/A N/A

4. Branch Library HARRISBURG DOWNTOWN BRANCH
Street Address: 101 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone Number: (717) 234-4976 Dauphin N/A N/A

5. Branch Library HARRISBURG UPTOWN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2937 North 7th Street, Uptown Plaza, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone Number: (717) 232-7286 Dauphin N/A N/A

6. Central Library HERSHEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 701 Cocoa AVE., Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: (717) 533-6555 Dauphin N/A N/A

7. Library System HERSHEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 701 Cocoa AVE., Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: (717) 533-6555 Dauphin 394,027 240,039

8. Branch Library HUMMELSTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 South John Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036
Phone Number: (717) 566-0949 Dauphin N/A N/A

9. Branch Library JOHNSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 799 East Center Street, Millersburg, PA 17061
Phone Number: (717) 692-2658 Dauphin N/A N/A

10. Branch Library KLINE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 530 South 29th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone Number: (717) 234-3934 Dauphin N/A N/A

11. Library System MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 20 North Catherine St, Middletown, PA 17057
Phone Number: (717) 902-6412 Dauphin 55,108 54,160

12. Central Library MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 20 North Catherine St, Middletown, PA 17057
Phone Number: (717) 902-6412 Dauphin N/A N/A

13. Branch Library NORTHERN DAUPHIN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 683 Main ST., Lykens, PA 17048
Phone Number: (717) 453-9315 Dauphin N/A N/A

Overview of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Dauphin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 251,798. The county contains Harrisburg, the state capital.

Dauphin County was created on March 4, 1785 from part of Lancaster County and named for the Dauphin, the heir to the throne of France. Its county seat is Harrisburg.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,444 km² (558 mi²). 1,360 km² (525 mi²) of it is land and 84 km² (32 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.78% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 251,798 people, 102,670 households, and 66,119 families residing in the county. The population density is 185/km² (479/mi²). There are 111,133 housing units at an average density of 82/km² (212/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 77.11% White, 16.91% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.96% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.97% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. 4.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 102,670 households out of which 29.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.60% are married couples living together, 12.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.60% are non-families. 30.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 92.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.80 males.

Cities and towns

  • Berrysburg
  • Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin
  • Colonial Park
  • Conewago Township
  • Dauphin
  • Derry Township
  • East Hanover Township
  • Elizabethville
  • Gratz
  • Halifax Township
  • Halifax
  • Harrisburg
  • Hershey
  • Highspire
  • Hummelstown
  • Jackson Township
  • Jefferson Township
  • Lawnton
  • Linglestown
  • Londonderry Township
  • Lower Paxton Township
  • Lower Swatara Township
  • Lykens Township
  • Lykens
  • Middle Paxton Township
  • Middletown
  • Mifflin Township
  • Millersburg
  • Paxtang
  • Paxtonia
  • Penbrook
  • Pillow
  • Progress
  • Reed Township
  • Royalton
  • Rush Township
  • Rutherford
  • Skyline View
  • South Hanover Township
  • Steelton
  • Susquehanna Township
  • Swatara Township
  • Upper Paxton Township
  • Washington Township
  • Wayne Township
  • West Hanover Township
  • Wiconisco Township
  • Williams Township
  • Williamstown