Berks County Public Libraries

Reference Books

in your library can give you authoritative dependable information quickly. Your local library keeps on hand medical and pharmaceutical handbooks, consumer buying guides, subject-specific encyclopedias, atlases and many more information-at-your-fingertips materials. Reference books cannot be checked out of the library, so they are always there for you to use. Ask your librarian for help; that is what librarians like to do most.


Federal Government

Federal Government - information by topic is available at:

US Senate - 2 senators from PA: Find your senators here.

US House of Representatives - 19 congressmen from PA: Find your representative here.

State Government

The State of Pennsylvania - official website:

State Senators (4) and State Legislators (9) - representing Berks County, listed by municipality:

Office of Commonwealth Libraries - within the PA Department of Education:

County Government

Berks County Commissioners - 3 commissioners, elected at-large:
Commissioner's Office, Berks County Services Center, 633 Court St., 13th Fl., Reading PA 19601
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Berks County Election Services - Voting information, voter registration, polling places, candidates, election results, more.

Townships & Municipalities

Local governments are responsible for water & sewage, police, parks &recreation, building codes, street maintenance and other local services.
Find your local government contact information here.

School Districts

School Districts - 18 school districts in Berks County: Find a link to your local school district here.