Contact a Librarian

Call: 314-994-3300 ext. 2070
Visit us at:
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131

Security Policies and Procedures


Researchers are encouraged to store personal items in the lockers provided on Tier 4 of the Headquarters building. Lockers require a quarter, which is refunded after use. Locker dimensions are 16.5” tall x 12” wide x 16.5” deep.

Things you should bring with you

  • Money for making copies and printouts (a coin changer is available in the department)
  • A valid St. Louis County Library card, driver’s license or other official ID to use the public computers
  • Writing paper, pens or pencils, and personal notes

Items not allowed in the History and Genealogy Department

  • Purses, briefcases and suitcases
  • Bags of any kind, including book bags, grocery bags and shopping bags
  • Laptop computer cases
  • Accordion files
  • Books, either personal or from another library department
  • Food and drinks

Items allowed in the History and Genealogy Department

  • Writing paper
  • Pencil or pen
  • Personal notes
  • Laptop computer (cases cannot be brought into the department)
  • Small wallet or fanny pack
  • Three-ring binders

Inspection notice

The library staff reserves the right to inspect all items before a visitor enters or leaves the History and Genealogy Department.

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