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History & Genealogy

Department Move Alert

Library Headquarters will close to the public on Saturday, May 28 at 5:00 p.m.

History & Genealogy Department services will be suspended until Tuesday, July 5. The Department will be relocated to the Daniel Boone Branch where the Department will reside during construction of a new Ladue Branch. There will be some limitations on service and access to materials, however, staff will continue to assist researchers with their needs and any requests. Learn more about the Headquarters construction project.


History and Genealogy Department Hours
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.


St. Louis Research

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Online Research

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Genealogy Search

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Book Collection

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PastPorts Newsletter

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