The Horner Library and Reading Room
The Joseph P. Horner Memorial Library is a research library, housed in an original 1888 reading room restored by the Society in the 1990s. The library houses more than 50,000 volumes, over three-quarters of which are in German, and is one of the largest collections of German books in the United States. The library also maintains a small collection of newer books including children's books, that may be borrowed by members of the Society.

Hours of Operation
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am - 4:00pm

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