We may be closed for inclement weather if the Hamburg Area Schools are closed. We announce closings on Facebook and WFMZ. Please call the library at 610-562-2843 if in doubt.
35 N. Third Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
- Free Wi-Fi
- Public Computers
- Fax machine ($1 per page)
- Printing- color ($.50 per page)
- Printing- B&W ($.15 per page)
About Our Library
Welcome to the Hamburg Public Library!
We have always been a community library. One of the oldest libraries in Berks County, the Hamburg Public Library was founded in 1903 with a gift of $10,000 from steel magnate Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie only agreed to the donation after the community agreed to fund the future of the library. Both Carnegie and the local community believed that a library was a vital part of the community. We continue to operate in the building that Carnegie funded and continue to answer the call of both he and the Hamburg community of 1903.
We provide services to the local community out of our historic building in the heart of Hamburg. Among our services are public computers, WiFi access, faxing, photocopying, reference services, and adult and children programming. We also, of course, offer a wide selection of books, audiobooks, music CDs, and DVDs.