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The Genealogy Department is located on the second floor beside the Children’s Department. The department provides a comfortable and quiet space for researching family history.

The Virginia-North Carolina Genealogical Society has its offices here and provides volunteers to assist patrons with genealogical research.  The Society also holds its monthly meeting in the library on the first Tuesday of each month.

The library has an extensive collection of genealogical materials including:

  • past City Directories
  • local burial and marriage records
  • family histories
  • histories of Danville and other Virginia and North Carolina cities and counties
  • Civil War military records
  • a variety of Genealogical journals and reference books
  • and many other Genealogical resources

Genealogy Society Volunteer Hours

Online Resources

 ancestry Genealogy database Ancestry.com. This resource is accessible on library computers only
 Heritage Quest.JPG U.S. Federal Census and genealogical resources

Program & Events
Court Records Guide to
Genealogical Research

Introduction to
 Genealogical Research

This two-part class will introduce individuals on how to obtain
public records to guide research.
For more information, please click the image above. 
Two Part class will introduce
individuals to databases that
aid in family history research. For more information, please click the image above. 

All Programs & Events

Genealogy Department

Ph: (434) 799 5195 ext. 8, option 1

Monday - Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Virginia-North Carolina Genealogical Society

Ph: (434) 799-5195 ext. 8, opt. 2

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