Pennsylvania Lehigh County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1210 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18102
Phone Number: (610) 820-2400 Lehigh 1,110,812 640,011

2. Central Library ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1210 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18102
Phone Number: (610) 820-2400 Lehigh N/A N/A

3. Central Library COPLAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 49 South Fifth St, Coplay, PA 18037
Phone Number: (610) 262-7351 Lehigh N/A N/A

4. Library System COPLAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 49 South Fifth St, Coplay, PA 18037
Phone Number: (610) 262-7351 Lehigh 15,870 N/A

5. Library System EMMAUS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 11 East Main St, Emmaus, PA 18049
Phone Number: (610) 965-9284 Lehigh 141,394 105,390

6. Central Library EMMAUS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 11 East Main St, Emmaus, PA 18049
Phone Number: (610) 965-9284 Lehigh N/A N/A

7. Library System LOWER MACUNGIE LIBRARY
Street Address: 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, PA 18062
Phone Number: (610) 966-6864 Lehigh 206,806 124,661

8. Central Library LOWER MACUNGIE LIBRARY
Street Address: 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, PA 18062
Phone Number: (610) 966-6864 Lehigh N/A N/A

9. Library System PARKLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 4422 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18104
Phone Number: (610) 398-1333 Lehigh 251,132 141,692

10. Central Library PARKLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 4422 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18104
Phone Number: (610) 398-1333 Lehigh N/A N/A

11. Central Library PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CATASAUQUA
Third & Bridge Sts, Catasauqua, PA 18032
Phone Number: (610) 264-4151 Lehigh N/A N/A

12. Library System PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CATASAUQUA
Third & Bridge Sts, Catasauqua, PA 18032
Phone Number: (610) 264-4151 Lehigh 33,741 21,105

13. Library System SLATINGTON LIBRARY INC
650 Main St, Slatington, PA 18080
Phone Number: (610) 767-6461 Lehigh 15,403 6,935

14. Central Library SLATINGTON LIBRARY INC
650 Main St, Slatington, PA 18080
Phone Number: (610) 767-6461 Lehigh N/A N/A

15. Branch Library SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 601 W. Emaus AVE., Allentown, PA 18103
Phone Number: (610) 797-3832 Lehigh N/A N/A

16. Central Library SOUTHERN LEHIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 3200 Preston Lane, Center Valley, PA 18034
Phone Number: (610) 282-8825 Lehigh N/A N/A

17. Library System SOUTHERN LEHIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 3200 Preston Lane, Center Valley, PA 18034
Phone Number: (610) 282-8825 Lehigh 62,547 N/A

18. Library System WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP PUB LIBRARY
Street Address: 3700 Mechanicsville Rd, Whitehall, PA 18052
Phone Number: (610) 432-4339 Lehigh 178,989 128,821

19. Central Library WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP PUB LIBRARY
Street Address: 3700 Mechanicsville Rd, Whitehall, PA 18052
Phone Number: (610) 432-4339 Lehigh N/A N/A

Overview of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Lehigh County, often referred to as “the Valley”, is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 312,090. Its county seat is Allentown, the third most populous city in the state. It is named after the Lehigh River, which runs through the centers of Allentown and Bethlehem.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 902 km² (348 mi²). 898 km² (347 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.48% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 312,090 people, 121,906 households, and 82,164 families residing in the county. The population density is 348/km² (900/mi²). There are 128,910 housing units at an average density of 144/km² (372/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.02% White, 3.56% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.28% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. 10.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 121,906 households out of which 30.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% are married couples living together, 10.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% are non-families. 27.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.60 males.

Famous people from Lehigh County

  • Chuck Bednarik, former professional football player, Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Stephen Vincent Benét, author.
  • D., writer.
  • Jonathan Frakes, actor.
  • Peter Gruner, professional wrestler.
  • Lee Iacocca, former chairman of Chrysler Corporation.
  • Keith Jarrett, musician.
  • Michael Johns, health care executive and former White House
  • John Kline, Member of Congress.
  • Carson Kressley, fashion consultant on Bravo’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
  • The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) – professional wrestler and actor.
  • Amanda Seyfried, actress and model.
  • Dana Snyder, voice actor.
  • Christine Taylor, actress and wife of actor Ben Stiller.
  • Jonathan Taylor Thomas, actor.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania has the following cities and towns:

  • Alburtis
  • Allentown
  • Ancient Oaks
  • Bethlehem
  • Catasauqua
  • Coopersburg
  • Coplay
  • Emmaus
  • Fountain Hill
  • Fullerton
  • Hanover Township
  • Heidelberg Township
  • Hokendauqua
  • Lower Macungie Township
  • Lower Milford Township
  • Lowhill Township
  • Lynn Township
  • Macungie
  • North Whitehall Township
  • Salisbury Township
  • Schnecksville
  • Slatington
  • South Whitehall Township
  • Upper Macungie Township
  • Upper Milford Township
  • Upper Saucon Township
  • Washington Township
  • Weisenberg Township
  • Whitehall Township