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Genealogy and Local History

Important Note:

Due to upcoming renovations, the Walker Local and Family History area will be temporarily 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:

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 would like to access these databases but don't yet have your Richland Library card, click here to apply. Out-of-county residents can apply for a card for a fee of $65 per year.

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