St. Louis County Library Headquarters
Tier 5 (top floor)
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
314-994-3300, ext. 2070


9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
1:00-5:00 p.m.

Welcome to History & Genealogy at St. Louis County Library | Home of the National Genealogical Society Collection

Welcome National Genealogical Society Conference attendees

Visit us at booth 314 in the exibit hall during the conference.

The 2015 National Genealogical Society Conference, "Crossroads of America," will take place in St. Charles, Missouri, May 13-16. Find out more about History & Genealogy collections and services at the links below.

All researchers are welcome at St. Louis County Library during the NGS Conference. Click here for some helpful tips. 

Download the special National Genealogical Society Conference edition of PastPorts, the St. Louis County Library History & Genealogy newsletter.

Quick links

On the left side of the page are links to indexes, finding aids and guides, databases and websites and other helpful information. The links below offer important information about the History and Genealogy Department.

Lookup requests

Online guide to St. Louis sources in the History and Genealogy Department

Alphabetical list of online finding aids, guides, and indexes created by the History and Genealogy Department

Department holdings and collections

Planning a visit and using the collection

Security policy and procedures



What's new?







PastPorts is a monthly electronic newsletter offering tips and news from the History and Genealogy Department.

Subscribe | Download past issues as PDFs.

Tours and Services

Lookups & other services

Click here for information about lookups, interlibrary loans, and Family History Library microfilm loans.


Tours of the History and Genealogy Department are held twice a month:

First Wednesday of the month,
10:30 a.m.

Third Saturday of the month,
10:30 a.m.

No reservations are necessary. The tour covers three floors of the library (accessible by elevator).

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