Easton Area Public Library
515 Church Street
Easton, PA 18042
610.258.2917



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M-Th 9am - 9pm
Fri- 9am - 6pm
Sat-9am - 5pm
 
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Henry F. Marx Local History Room
 
The Marx Local History Room houses the largest collection of local history and genealogy in northeastern Pennsylvania
Marx Room Hours:
Monday – Friday  10 am-12 Noon & 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday  9 am - 12 Noon & 1 pm - 5 pm
The Room contains three distinct collections:
  • Local history and genealogy material – more than 15,000 items, including books, periodicals, pamphlets, vertical files, pictures, family files, maps, microfilmed local newspapers since 1799, yearbooks, city directories, and over  200 volumes of Northampton County church and cemetery records
  • Easton Library Company books acquired from 1811-1855 – about 1600 volumes
  • Books written by local authors, printed by local printers, or owned by local residents – about 550 volumes

The Room has computers with Internet access and Wi-Fi for our patrons.

 
Donations:  The Library welcomes donations of local history and genealogy material that enable us to meet the research and information needs of our patrons.  The library also accepts monetary donations that may be used to purchase materials, supplies, and equipment for the Room.
 
Marx room Overview, Hours, Printable Brochure
Easton Flag
Church & Cemetery Records Indexes
Local Newspapers Obituary Indexes
Local Newspapers Article Index
Databases
Heritage Quest
Ancestry
(Library Ed.)
World Vital Records
Ancestry Charts
Express Times
Morning Call
America's Newspapers
Selected Genealogy & Local History Web Site Links