Tamaqua Public Library

“In the winter, she curls up around a good book

and dreams away the cold”

~Ben Aranovitch

Our Career Cruising Center is up and running at the library. Come in today and get started on your future!!

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As a community-benefit organization, the Tamaqua Public Library provides excellence & innovation in information, education, & recreation. Stop in to see what we have to offer!

Help Support the library!

Thank you for your continued support!

We are offering curbside pickup. 

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Welcome to the Tamaqua Public Library website. Please feel free to look around, as we have lots to offer! There are links to our catalog, facebook page and more. Also, there is information on our current fundraisers…please scroll down to see what’s available!

What’s going on at the Library?


Brand new resource available…go to Children’s Program for links to some great videos for kids!

District- wide link to

which has many reading activities and challenges for kids of all ages! New Fall challenges are now available!

Enter the website by clicking the link below or above

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Thanks to Schuylkill County’s VISION, The Healthy Schuylkill Summer: Get Outdoors Backpacks have hit the outdoors!

Visit Tamaqua Public Library for loanable packs which are filled with gear and resources to explore the outdoors.

Visit https://www.schuylkillvision.com/healthy-schuylkill… to learn more.


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Many ways to support the library

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Bring back your overdue library books during these weeks and fines will be forgiven.

  • PPL Foundation Grant $5,000 to be put towards Summer Quest Programs.
  • We also accepted the Snayberger Memorial Grant of $500 to purchase new books.
  • Ashley Smith of Usborne Books for matching 50% of our 2019 summer reading incentive program. We added many new book to our children’s section.

As a community-benefit organization, the Tamaqua Public Library provides excellence and innovation in information, education, and recreation. Recognizing the ever-changing environment of society, the Tamaqua Public Library envisions a future in which the library serves as a community center and leader in traditional and innovative library services. The Tamaqua Public Library aims to make the Tamaqua Area a rewarding, attractive, and pleasant place to live, work, and visit.

Curiosity and a love of learning are the best things we can instill in our patrons.

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Education today must be transformed in order to build the workforce of tomorrow. We provide a variety of STREAM based programs for children ages 2-19. It is our goal to expose children of all ages to education in a fun and engaging environment, in hopes of piquing their curiosity and positively influencing their passion to learn more.

we make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give” ~winston churchill

Please consider making a charitable donation to the Tamaqua Public Library. There are several ways to help: Amazon Smile, Boyers “Great Caring, Great Sharing” program, Redner’s receipts, Donation Tree, Book Memorials or by simply making a monetary donation. Click here for more information.

Come in and explore the library

Regular HoursSummer Hours (7/6-9/10)
Monday 10am – 8pmMonday 10am – 8pm
Tuesday 10am – 5pmTuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pmWednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 4pmThursday 10am – 4pm
Friday 12pm – 5pmFriday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 9:30am – 4:30pmSaturday 10am – 2pm

Get in Touch

Tamaqua Public Library

30 South Railroad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252


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