Our Family History Library is temporarily CLOSED due to COVID-19.
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Our Family History Library is located within the Chatham-Kent Public Library on the second floor adjacent to the McKeough Room.  Our library is open from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Wednesdays through Saturdays, subject to volunteer availability.  If you are travelling from a distance, please contact the library in advance to confirm library hours or to schedule an appointment.  Our library has extensive holdings, and is equipped with two visitor computers with access to the library editions of Ancestry and MyHeritage, several scanners and printers.

Location of main library:

Kent Branch OGS
120 Queen Street
Chatham ON    N7M 2G6

During Kent Branch library hours, the volunteer on duty can be reached at: 519.354.2940 x4873
Hours:  1:00pm – 5:00pm, Wednesdays-Saturdays (excluding holiday and holiday weekends)
Open Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only.

For Other inquiries:

Phone: 855.697.6687 Ext: 314