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Local & Family History
The library can assist long distance or homebound patrons with lookups of St. Joseph County items, such as obituaries, marriage licenses, and newspaper articles. We charge a small fee for this service.
Review our St. Joseph County Obituary Index
Submit a research request: Online form or Printable form
Genealogy Roundtable Discussion Group
First Thursday of each month, 12:00pm-1:00pm in LFH department
Connect with fellow genealogists to discuss projects, share hints, and ask questions. All are welcome! Registration not required.
Most of our microfilm collection cannot be found in the library catalog, please review these documents:
These items will not be available while Local & Family History Services is at the Keller Park Branch.
LFH holds more than just books. Review our complete list of Finding Aids for archival materials including pamphlets, programs, minutes, reports, photographs, etc.
Highlighted archival collections: