Due to upcoming renovations, the newspaper microfilm and microfilm readers are temporarily unavailable Friday, April 17 through Friday, May 1. Also, the Walker Local and Family History area will be relocated to the First Level sometime between May 11 and June 7, 2015. Please call ahead, (803) 929-3402, to ensure availability.
Researching Your Family History?
Stop by the Walker Local and Family History Center for:
- Advice and recommendations to further your research efforts.
- An array of genealogy and local history events and programs.
Get your search started online with help from the folowing library resources:
- Local History digital collection, which includes the Columbia City Directories
- Search the online local obituary index and request retrieval of archived obituaries.
- Free genealogy databases (listed below) accessible to all Richland Library cardholders (Ancestry Library Edition is available in the library only).
- Find genealogy and local history events and programs.
Need a Columbia Area Obituary?
The research tools listed below include links to South Carolina online resources and provide library patrons with access to library-supported national genealogy databases.