PA Department of Education – Bureau of State Library

Research library with emphasis on government documents, legal material, and education. Family Resource Library. The Office of Commonwealth Libraries, within the PA Department of Education, operates a major research library and leads the development of the state’s public, school, academic and special libraries to meet the information, education and enrichment needs of its residents. As one of the largest research libraries in the Commonwealth, the Bureau of State Library has holdings in almost every area of human concern. It provides information and materials from its collections and automated resources to state government, state institutions and the general public. It is also charged with maintaining a definitive collection of publications of all agencies of the Commonwealth and serves as a Regional Depository for United States Government Publications.

333 Market Street , Harrisburg, PA 17120

Hours of Operation
Tues. 10am-4pm, Wed. 10am-8pm, Thurs. 10am-4pm (By appointment only)


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