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The Berks County Genealogical Society library is located on the 4th Floor of the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, PA.  The library is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers and contains an extensive collection of books and documents related to your family community, or church heritage. Our collection includes census records (1790-1930), back issues of the local daily newspaper, church records, cemetery records, minister journals, naturalization records, family indexes, Revolutionary and Civil War records, published and not published family histories and our own family database “Berks Cousins.”   Drop in and start your family story here.