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:
- 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.