Welcome to the Genealogy and Local History Room!



Genealogy Room Hours of Operation

Genealogy Department Hours

Monday 9:30 AM – 8 PM

Tuesday 9:30 AM – 8 PM

Wednesday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Thursday 9:30 AM – 8 PM

Friday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday 9 AM – 3 PM


To access research databases, genealogy and local history information, guides, events and more, please visit our Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center


Frequently Asked Questions


Research Assistance

To request information, you may contact us several ways:

  1. Mail your request to the Wayne County Public Library; Genealogy and Local History; 304 N Market St; Wooster, OH 44691
  2. Email genealogy@wcpl.info.
  3. Phone us at 330-262-0916, ext. 4670.  Only simple questions can be answered by phone.  Any detailed request should be submitted by mail or email.

See Research Services and Fees for a complete list of all services and costs.