Genealogy & Local History
The MacGahan Genealogy & Local History Room is located on the lower level of the New Lexington (Main) branch. A key for the room is available at the check-out desk. Please see the links below for more information about the collection and for research assistance. Please note that there are select times when the room is closed for library programming. Click on the hours and policies link for details.
*Genealogy will close at 6 p.m. on Mondays, beginning January 29, 2018.
*The Genealogy room will be closed all day Saturday, September 15, 2018, for the Newport Aquarium Penguin programs.
We apologize for any inconvenience. If you will be traveling to the library during these times, we can assist you in gathering information to use outside the Genealogy Room if you contact the library reference department prior to your visit.