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Genealogy Resources in Pennsylvania Public Libraries

Pennsylvania public libraries are repositories of local history and local genealogy. The libraries in this list have collections of local history and genealogy, and, in some cases, they have created online indexes to obituaries in their local newspapers.

Disclaimer: This page contains links that are not under the management or control of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and are not governed by the privacy or security policies of the Commonwealth. We have provided links to these sites because they have information or features that may be of interest to you as a visitor to Commonwealth Libraries.

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Adams County
Gettysburg
Adams County

 

Allegheny County
Pittsburgh
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Berks County
Reading
Reading Public Library
Tarentum
Community Library of Allegheny Valley-Tarentum
Bradford County
Troy
Bradford County Library
Blair County
Roaring Spring
Roaring Spring Community Library
Cambria County
Johnstown
Cambria County Library
Butler County
Butler
Butler Area Public Library
Clarion County
Clarion
Clarion Free Library
Centre County
Bellefonte
Centre County Library

Rimersburg
Eccles-Lesher Library

Clinton County
Lock Haven
Renovo Area Public Library
Elk County
Wilcox
Wilcox Public Library
Erie County
Erie
Erie County Public Library

Fayette County
Masontown
German-Masontown Public Library

Lackawanna County
Scranton
Lackawanna County Library System
Uniontown
Uniontown Public Library
Lawrence County
New Castle
New Castle Public Library
Lancaster County
Lititz
Lititz Public Library
McKean County
Bradford
Bradford Area Public Library
Lycoming County
Williamsport
James V. Brown Library
Philadelphia County
Free Library of Philadelphia

Northampton County
Bangor
Bangor Public Library

Somerset County
Meyersdale
Meyersdale Public Library

Bethlehem
Bethlehem Area Public Library

Easton
Easton Public Library

Union County
Lewisburg
Union County Library System
Schuylkill County
Pottsville
Pottsville Free Public Library
Warren County
Warren
Warren Library Association
Tioga County
Wellsboro
Green Free Library
Westmoreland County
Greensberg
Greensburg Hemphill Area Library

Venango County
Franklin
Franklin Public Library

Latrobe
Adams Library Dead-a-Base

Ligonier
Ligonier Valley Library

Washington County
Canonsburg
Canonsburg Public Library
York County
Hanover
Guthrie Memorial Library

For additional information, please contact:

Kathy Hale | Government Documents Library/Access/Systems Supervisor
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Bureau of State Library
607 South Drive. Forum Building | Harrisburg, PA 17120-0600
Phone: 717.787.2327
kahale@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us