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Genealogy and Local History


During the renovation of Richland Library Main, the Walker Local and Family History Center staff will be available to assist customers by appointment only Mondays - Fridays from 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. During renovation, they will have a limited print collection but many of their print resources are available online (see below). Please contact them via email for an appointment or for more information.

Researching Your Family History?

  • Stop by the Walker Local and Family History Center for:

Need a Columbia Area Obituary?

Search the Online Obituary Index or Request an 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.

If you have any questions please call us at 803.929.3402, or stop by Richland Library Main.