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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.

Come see the new exhibit on the Brecknock Township!


Support the Light the Courthouse Project!



The Henry Janssen Library


Attention Researchers:


The BHC Board of Trustees just passed new Summer Hours for the HJL.  These new hours go into effect on June 1st.  The new hours are as follows:




Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday – 8:00am – 4:00pm


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

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




HJL Book Club Upcoming Books: