Berne Public Library Heritage Room
"There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children - one is roots, and the other, wings." - Hodding S. Carter
Heritage Room Hours
Mon-Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Morning and evening appointments may be requested by calling
View and search for local photos online! This substantial collection comes from the many generous individuals and families who have donated their photos, documents, and items to the Heritage Room. Click on the image to start browsing or come visit us in person to find even more.
Welcome to the Heritage Room of the Berne Public Library! The Heritage Room began in 1992 and exists to serve the community by preserving the history of the area.
The Heritage Room staff is pleased to assist all researchers. The room’s main focus is Adams County history and genealogy, as well as Swiss genealogy and local history pertaining to the Berne, Indiana area.
The Heritage Room has flourished because of the generosity of its many friends. If you wish to donate items or information that is historically significant to the area, please contact the Heritage Room for more information.