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.
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Tuesday – 10:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday – 10:00am – 3:00pm
Thursday – 10:00am – 3:00pm
Friday – 10:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 3:00pm
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:
- October 21: George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved The American Revolution, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
- February 17: No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front In World War II, by Doris Kearns Goodwin