If you would like to purchase copies of any of the above items mentioned, we charge $5 per copy, payable afer we have consulted with you. In regard to the estate files, an additional $5 charge may be added for each copied envelope, depending on the size and quantity of the file.
We will investigate general research requests for a $30 fee. If your request exceeds 20 copies or scans, or requires more than 3 hours of staff time, we will notify you of any additional charges.
Please be as specific as possible and include all relevant names and dates. Let us know if you would like your research delivered to you through mail or electronic format. If we can not locate your requested information, we will refer you to local professional genealogical researchers and organizations. If you plan to do research in the Museum and wish to scan any documents with your personal phone, camera, or tablet, a $3 fee is charged for this process.
We accept Visa, Discover, and Mastercard as forms of payment. To pay by credit card, give us a call during our operating hours and provide us your name, credit card number, and card expiration date. Our phone number is (814) 355-1516 ext. 214. We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-5pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 12pm-5pm. We are also open on the third Saturday of the month from 10am-2pm.
We also accept cash, personal checks, and money order sent to us through the mail:
Centre County Library & Historical Museum
203 N. Allegheny St.
Bellefonte PA 16823
Please make all checks out to "Centre County Library and Historical Museum." Research will take place after payment has been received.