Become a Berks History Center Volunteer




The Berks History Center

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Our Mission: The Berks History Center is an educational organization that serves to engage and excite our community by interpreting its unique past to understand the present and inspire the future.



Support the Light the Courthouse Project!


Tuesday – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Wednesday – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Thursday – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Friday – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday – 9:00am – 2:00pm



The Henry Janssen Library


Attention Researchers:



The HJL does not accept research requests by email or over the phone.  

We do not accept new researchers after 3:30pm.




The Library’s new hours will be:



Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday – 8:00am – 4:00pm




HJL Book Club Upcoming Books: