Pennsylvania Northampton County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 39 South Main St, Bangor, PA 18013
Phone Number: (610) 588-4136 Northampton 41,001 65,211

2. Central Library BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 39 South Main St, Bangor, PA 18013
Phone Number: (610) 588-4136 Northampton N/A N/A

3. Central Library BETHLEHEM AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 11 West Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone Number: (610) 867-3761 Northampton N/A N/A

4. Library System BETHLEHEM AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 11 West Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone Number: (610) 867-3761 Northampton 781,716 354,900

5. Bookmobile BETHLEHEM AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (BOOKMOBILE)
11 W Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone Number: (610) 867-3761 Northampton N/A N/A

6. Library System EASTON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 515 Church St, Easton, PA 18042
Phone Number: (610) 258-2917 Northampton 293,265 256,397

7. Central Library EASTON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 515 Church St, Easton, PA 18042
Phone Number: (610) 258-2917 Northampton N/A N/A

8. Library System HELLERTOWN AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 409 Constitution Ave, Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone Number: (610) 838-8381 Northampton 80,521 35,792

9. Central Library HELLERTOWN AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 409 Constitution Ave, Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone Number: (610) 838-8381 Northampton N/A N/A

10. Central Library MARY MEUSER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1803 Northampton St, Easton, PA 18042
Phone Number: (610) 258-3040 Northampton N/A N/A

11. Library System MARY MEUSER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1803 Northampton St, Easton, PA 18042
Phone Number: (610) 258-3040 Northampton 41,436 21,446

12. Central Library MEM LIB OF NAZARETH & VICINITY
295 E Center St, Nazareth, PA 18064
Phone Number: (610) 759-4932 Northampton N/A N/A

13. Library System MEM LIB OF NAZARETH & VICINITY
295 E Center St, Nazareth, PA 18064
Phone Number: (610) 759-4932 Northampton 138,217 56,000

14. Library System NORTHAMPTON AREA PUB LIBRARY
Street Address: George Schisler Bldg, 1615 Laubach, Northampton, PA 18067
Phone Number: (610) 262-7537 Northampton 145,803 56,028

15. Central Library NORTHAMPTON AREA PUB LIBRARY
Street Address: George Schisler Bldg, 1615 Laubach, Northampton, PA 18067
Phone Number: (610) 262-7537 Northampton N/A N/A

16. Branch Library PALMER LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Weller Place, Easton, PA 18042
Phone Number: (610) 258-7492 Northampton N/A N/A

17. Branch Library SOUTH SIDE BRANCH
Street Address: 401 W. Berwick Street, Easton, PA 18042
Phone Number: (610) 258-3121 Northampton N/A N/A

18. Branch Library SOUTH SIDE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 400 Webster St, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone Number: (610) 867-7852 Northampton N/A N/A

Overview of Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Northampton County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 267,066. Its county seat is Easton.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 977 km² (377 mi²). 968 km² (374 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.94% water.

Government

Northampton is one of the six counties in Pennsylvania which has adopted a home rule charter. Instead of being run by a Board of Commissioners and several Row Officers, voters elect an Executive, a nine-person Council, a Controller, and a District Attorney. The Executive, Controller and District Attorney are elected by all voters in the County, as are five members of the Council. The other four Councilmen are elected by districts.

Elected Officials

County Executive – Glenn Reibman

County Council – J. Michael Dowd

– Michael F. Corriere

– Ron Angle

– Mary Ensslin

– Margaret (Peg) Ferraro

– Wayne Grube

– Ann McHale

– Timothy Merwarth

– Nick Sabatine

County Controller – John Schimmel

District Attorney – John Morganelli

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 267,066 people, 101,541 households, and 71,078 families residing in the county. The population density is 276/km² (714/mi²). There are 106,710 housing units at an average density of 110/km² (286/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.23% White, 2.77% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.37% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.06% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 6.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 101,541 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% are married couples living together, 9.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% are non-families. 24.70% 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 2.53 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.70 males.

Famous residents of Northampton County

  • Mario Andretti, former professional race car driver.
  • Michael Andretti, professional racing team owner, former professional race car driver.
  • Larry Holmes, boxing’s former heavyweight champion of the world.
  • Steve Kimock, rock musician.

Cities and towns

  • Allen Township
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Belfast
  • Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Township
  • Bushkill Township
  • Chapman
  • East Allen Township
  • East Bangor
  • Eastlawn Gardens
  • Easton
  • Forks Township
  • Freemansburg
  • Glendon
  • Hanover Township
  • Hellertown
  • Lehigh Township
  • Lower Mount Bethel Township
  • Lower Nazareth Township
  • Lower Saucon Township
  • Middletown
  • Moore Township
  • Nazareth
  • North Catasauqua
  • Northampton
  • Old Orchard
  • Palmer Heights
  • Palmer Township
  • Pen Argyl
  • Plainfield Township
  • Portland
  • Roseto
  • Stockertown
  • Tatamy
  • Upper Mount Bethel Township
  • Upper Nazareth Township
  • Walnutport
  • Washington Township
  • West Easton
  • Williams Township
  • Wilson
  • Wind Gap