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Contact the Office of Commonwealth Libraries

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) within the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) operates a major research library and collects, preserves, and connects state government, libraries, and Pennsylvanians with the information and resources needed for education, enrichment, and advancement.

OCL is comprised of:

The Deputy Secretary for Libraries' Administrative Office

Susan Banks serves as Deputy Secretary for Libraries and State Librarian.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm 

The office is closed on all state holidays and in of the event of a Commonwealth issued delay or closing.​​
Call: 717-787-2646
​Pennsylvania Department of Education
Office of Commonwealth Libraries 
607 South Drive
​Harrisburg, PA 17120​