Westmoreland County Historical Society

Pollins Library

The Calvin E. Pollins Memorial Library is a non-circulating library of over 5,000 historical reference books, genealogical records, and original documents of local interest.

Library Hours The Library is temporarily closed to prepare for the move to the new Westmoreland History Education Center at Historic Hanna's Town. It is expected to re-open in the spring of 2019. 

You may still contract to have research services provided. Call 724-532-1935 x 210 or visit:

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362 Sand Hill Road, Suite 1
Greensburg, PA 15601


People using the Pollins Library to do genealogical research find the following collections especially useful:

Pennsylvania histories including Colonial Records and Pennsylvania Archives

Over the last 50+ years, the WCHS has developed a unique collection of resources about local and regional history. The information available in books is supplemented with 12 drawers of vertical files that contain articles and other materials that cannot be placed on a shelf. New books and resources are added to the collections weekly. In addition to genealogical material, the following topics are also addressed.