Catasauqua Public Library
PO Box 127
Third & Bridge Sts.
Catasauqua  PA  18032

Mrs. Martha Birtcher, Director


Winter Hours
Monday thru Thursday 2:00 to 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Sundays and Holidays


Summer Hours -- June, July, & August
Monday thru Thursday 2:00 to 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Snow Days --
If the Catasauqua Area School District schools are closed because of bad weather, the Catasauqua Public Library will be closed also. All materials due on such "snow days" will automatically be due the next day the library is open.  If, however, the schools close during the day because of bad weather, the library may or may not close early, at the staff's discretion.
If there is any question about whether or not the library is open please call the library.

Catasauqua Public Library Patrons click on POWER Library Button to access Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources.

Where it asks you to enter your "Catasauqua Public Library barcode number"  enter PL3234---- 
Replace the 4 dashes with YOUR 4 digit library card barcode number. If your barcode number is less than 4 digits add zeros.



The Catasauqua Public Library is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new digital newspaper collection. Titled Access World News and including the Morning Call, this collection is free to library patrons and is updated daily. Access World News provides Web-based access to current and archived issues of 1,995 full-text newspapers, including the Morning Call.  

Access World News enables library patrons to easily search and browse current and archived news articles, editorials, reviews, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries and a variety of special sections. Patrons can use this resource for general reference or to research local and national issues, events, people, government, education, arts, business, sports, real estate and much more. In addition to using workstations at the library, remote patrons can access the collection from home by logging at

Access World News is a resource offered by NewsBank, the worldís premier provider of newspapers and other news sources online. Serving public libraries for more than 35 years, NewsBank offers Web-based access to more than 2,000 titles from the U.S. and other countries around the globe. For more information on this collection, contact the Catasauqua Public Library by calling 610-264-4151, or visit

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Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text newspapers and other news sources. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from over 2,000 sources
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Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Morning Call. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.


 Services Available :
  • Fax and Copier
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Large Print Collection
  • ILocal History Room
  • Summer Reading and Craft Activities for Children

Funding for the Catasauqua Public Library is provided by the Borough of Catasauqua, the Borough of North Catasauqua, Hanover Township, the Catasauqua Area School District, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, local organizations and gifts and donations from the public.

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