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Local Repositories of Information

 

 

County Government

 

Luzerne County, PA

 

Luzerne County Court House

200 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

570-825-1500

 

Departments at main address unless otherwise noted.

 

This guide is for those making personal visits to the court house.

The court house staff does not provide a research service. 

Court house records of interest to genealogists are available on microfilm.

 

Birth Records, 1893-1905

Register of Wills

Penn Place Annex,

20 N. Penna. Avenue

Wilkes Barre, PA 18701

570-825-1668.

Hours are from 9-4:30

 

Death Records, 1893-1905

Register of Wills

Penn Place Annex,

20 N. Penna. Avenue

Wilkes Barre, PA 18701

570-825-1668.

Hours are from 9-4:30

 

Deeds, Grantor & Grantee Indexes

Luzerne County Courthouse
200 North River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
Telephone: (570) 825-1641
Fax: (570) 970-4580

 

Divorce Records

Prothonotary

Luzerne County Courthouse

200 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

Phone (570)825-1747

Fax (570)825-1757

 

Marriage Records, 1885-present

Register of Wills

Penn Place Annex,

20 N. Penna. Avenue

Wilkes Barre, PA 18701

570-825-1668.

Hours are from 9-4:30

 

Naturalization Records prior to 1943

Prothonotary

Luzerne County Courthouse

200 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

Phone (570)825-1747

Fax (570)825-1757

 

Orphans Court, 113 W. North St., 570-822-0764

 

Wills & Estate Records

Register of Wills

Penn Place Annex,

20 N. Penna. Avenue

Wilkes Barre, PA 18701

570-825-1668.

Hours are from 9-4:30

 

 

Genealogical & Historical Societies

 

Luzerne County Historical Society

49 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

(570) 823-6244 ext. 2

FAX (570)823-9011

www.luzernehistory.org

 

Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 1776 Shavertown, PA 18708-0776

156 North Main Street Shavertown, PA 18708

 

Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania

113 Lackawanna Ave, PO Box 1, Olyphant, PA 18447-001

 (570) 383-7661

info@grsnp.org

 

Back Mountain Historical Association

Mary Kintz Bevevino Library
College Misericordia
301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612

(570) 674-6420

 


 

Access Pennsylvania

Statewide library catalog

 

Commonwealth Libraries

State Library of Pennsylvania

Forum Building, Commonwealth Ave. & Walnut St., Harrisburg, PA

Mailing Address:
Office of Commonwealth Libraries
Bureau of State Library
333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-1745

The State Library only accepts interlibrary loan requests from out-of-state libraries that are members of LVIS (Libraries Very Interested in Sharing) or that have a formal no-charge reciprocal agreement with the State Library. There is no borrowing restriction on Pennsylvania Newspapers and Documents for libraries within the continental U.S. There is no charge for this service. Requests from individuals and foreign requests are not accepted. Books and newspapers on microfilm are generally loaned for a period of 28 days. Loan of newspaper microfilm is limited to nine (9) reels per library at one time. Genealogy materials do not circulate. Photocopies of journal articles are supplied at no charge.

 

Librarians do not do genealogical research.  They will assist visitors to their libraries to find items of interest in the library's collection.  If you plan to visit a library in the Luzerne county area, search that library's online catalog before making your visit, to make sure the library actually has the resources you hope to find.

 

Luzerne County Library System

Search the county library catalog here.

 

Back Mountain Memorial Library

96 Huntsville Road, Dallas, PA 18612

(570) 675-1182

 

Hazleton Area Public LIbrary

55 N Church St Hazleton PA 18201 570-454-2961

 

Mill Memorial Library

495 East Main St.
Nanticoke, Pa. 18634
Phone (570) 735-3030

mmlib@gnasd.com

 

Osterhout Free Library

71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Phone: (570) 823-0156
Reference direct dial (570) 821-1959
E-Mail: mail@osterhout.lib.pa.us

 

Plymouth Public Library

107 W Main St, Plymouth, PA 18651-2912

(570) 779-4775

ppl@epix.net

 

West Pittston Public Library

570-654-9847

wplib@ptd.net

 

Marian Sutherland Kirby Library

35 Kirby Avenue Mountaintop, PA 18707

(570)474-9313

 

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 Mary Ann Lubinsky
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