Updated on 4/6/20




  • All youth and adult programming scheduled for our Main library and three branches have been canceled indefinitely.


  • 03/30/2020: All Berks County book drops are closed until the libraries reopen.
  • 03/20/2020: Beginning today we can no longer provide free materials and kid’s craft packs outside RPL locations due to staff changes.
  • Auto-renewal will be turned on for borrowed library materials on March 16. This will automatically renew items so patrons do not have to return them to a library. 
  • There is a suspension on placing holds at this time.
  • We have increased the number of borrows on hoopla to 20 items for April.
  • Berks County Public Libraries has compiled a list of resources made available by other organizations. It can be accessed here:
  • This is a great time to learn about all our free digital streaming media! You can download FREE books, audio books, music, movies, comics, and magazines to your own device. Learn more from our emedia webpage: or download the RPL2GO app from the Apple Store or Google Play.