Genealogy & Local History


Januarius MacGahanThe 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.

  • Hours and Policies    *Please note the Genealogy Room will be closed TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017, 4 p.m. through FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017 8 P.M.  for special holiday events. 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.
  • Genealogy & Local History Collection
  • Local Resources
  • State of Ohio Resources
  • Web Resources

    Got a Question?  Ask our reference staff via e-mail.