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Dr. Frank A. Franco Library Learning Center

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Alvernia Library
Dr. Frank A. Franco Library Learning Center
Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine St.
Reading, PA 19607

Welcome Students

How to Contact a Librarian

Need research help?  Ask a Librarian!

Chat: The Ask a Librarian Chat may be staffed during our posted hours

Email: Email a librarian at or use the Ask a Librarian form. 

Virtual Meeting: Request a virtual session with a librarian by emailing Please email us at least one day before your requested session date.

Phone: Call or leave us a voicemail message at 610.796.8223.

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What the Library Offers

The Franco Library and its staff provide the same level of access to library resources and services for Philadelphia Center, Schuylkill Center, online, and on-campus students.  The resources & services below are available to all students:

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