Local History & Genealogy Research

As time permits, obituaries (and other articles of interest) are copied and sent if there are dates provided. Requests are typically processed within a business week.


A $10 per hour research fee (with a minimum charge of $10), plus $ 0.25 per copy, and any applicable fax charges will be billed to the person making the request. An account statement noting the fees is sent with the research response.

Services for Quad Cities Area

People living in the Quad Cities area are encouraged to come and use our facilities to do research. Librarians on duty are able to assist with basic research, as time permits. Librarians are not certified genealogists and cannot aid in extensive research for genealogists.