Library Hours:

Monday - Thursday 12pm - 8pm
Friday 12pm - 4pm
*Saturday 10am - 5pm 
*Memorial to Labor Day 10am - 2pm
Closed Sundays & Holidays

Contact Info:

P: 570.654.9847
F: 570.654.8037
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How Do I?

Luzerne County Library Access: Renew Books • Catalog


General Research

American History, Popular Culture & Folklore Research

Genealogy Research

Education, Training & Job Hunting

Databases for Children

Local & National Recommended Sites


HeritageQuest Online

Want to know more about your family history? This site allows you search census records from 1790-1930; find information on people and places described in family and local histories; and search selected records from Revolutionary War Era Pension, Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank and the U.S. Serial Set.



Additional Resources

Luzerne County Historical Society

49 South Franklin St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570.823.6244

Pennsylvania Birth/ Death Certificates

Records since 1906
Division of Vital Statistics
State Department of Health
724.656.3100

Records before 1906
Register of Wills
Luzerne County Courthouse
260 North River St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
570.825.1668

Pennsylvania Marriage Certificates for Records before 1941

Marriage License Clerk
Luzerne County Courthouse
570-825-1555

Pennsylvania Divorce Certificates for Records before 1946

Prothonotary
Luzerne County Courthouse
570.825.1745

Property Deeds

Recorder of Deeds
Luzerne County Courthouse
570.825.1641

Local Genealogists

Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
570.674.7648 



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