Traveling to use our collection? Please call well in advance (540-942-6584) to ensure the room is open and the resources are available. We cannot guarantee access without prior notice.
Customers under the age of 13 require adult supervision
The genealogy room is subject to closing without notice, please call ahead.
Monday: 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday: 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 5 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - 12 pm & 5 pm - 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 5 pm
** CLOSED FRIDAY: 10/25/19 and 12/6/19**
*the Local history room is only open on select Fridays and Saturdays. On these days it will be closed from 12 pm-1 pm. The schedule of available Fridays and Saturdays is posted.
SPECIAL SCHEDULED SATURDAYS 2019:
Sept. 28 and Dec. 7: 9 am - 12 pm & 1:30 pm- 5 pm
The room is closed:
12 pm – 1 pm every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,
1 pm - 5 pm every Wednesday
Waynesboro Public Library has one of the largest local history and genealogical collections in the area. The book collection contains obituary books, county records, city directories, school yearbooks, military resources, and more. The archival file collection contains cemetery records, family records, histories of local businesses, and other documents of local interest. The microfilm collection includes census records, county records, and local newspapers.
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