Census, cemeteries, local histories and military records for the following states and counties

Other Resources

        Kentucky death certificates from 1911-1954

        World War I draft cards for Massac and surrounding counties

       “American State Papers”

       “The Draper Collection”

         Not all of our books circulate but if you call, write or fax us we can help you with copies by mail.


We carry or have access to old newspapers on microfilm or online. Some dating back to 1862.

Genealogy Links


Databases Ancestry (Available in the Library only) is a genealogy research website with over 5 billion records online.

The majority of records are from the United States, though records are being added for other countries, such as Canada, the UK,and European countries. Some records are free for anyone to access.

For more information, please contact Pat Lockard at or 618-524-4312.