Local History and Genealogy Room
Located on the second floor of the library, the Waterloo Public Library Local History & Genealogy Room features:
A microfilm reader with file saving, emailing, and printing capabilities
Microfilm copies of the Waterloo Courier (1959-present), Waterloo Times-Tribune (1901-1922), Waterloo City Directories (1873-1991), and more
A computer for genealogy research
A conference table
Local & historical articles, books, Waterloo City Directories (1950-present) and more
*Patrons who wish to conduct research on the computer or use the microfilm computer must present their library card.
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Would you like assistance with learning how to find your ancestors? The Northeast Iowa Genealogical Society has volunteers each Friday afternoon in the library's Local History & Genealogy Room from 1 pm - 4 pm. No appointments necessary. Learn more about the Northeast Iowa Genealogical Society by clicking here.