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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 volume
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.
Printable Brochure
Marx Room Blog
Easton Flag
Church & Cemetery Record Index
Local Newspaper Obituary Index
Local Newspaper Article Index
America's Papers
Ancestry (Library Edition)
  Ancestry Charts
Express Times
Fold3 (Library Edition)
  Access From Home
Heritage Hub
Heritage Quest
Historical Newspapers PA Collection
  Access From Home
Morning Call
My Heritage
Selected Genealogy Links