Welcome to the Genealogy and Local History Room!

The Genealogy and Local History Room is currently closed to the public. It will reopen on June 1st, 2021, with the following hours:


Genealogy Room Hours of Operation

Monday   10:00am – 5:30pm

Tuesday   10:00am – 5:30pm

Wednesday  10:00am – 5:30pm

Thursday  10:00am – 5:30pm

Friday  10:00am – 1:00pm

Saturday  10:00am – 1:00pm

Room use is by appointment only. Please check in at the desk.
Maximum 5 patrons at any time. 2 hour time limit.


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.


Prior to June 1st, Library staff are available to help with genealogy and local history questions.  Please contact them at 330.804.4666 or ref-staff@wcpl.info.

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