Genealogy Services

It is fascinating to discover how the past connects to your present exploring the branches of your family tree, but it can be highly difficult to do alone. Ease your way down the research road with customized, personal help from our highly trained staff. We’ll help you find your answers FREE, plus we offer excellent resources and some of the best subscription databases AT NO CHARGE.  All you need is a Library card.

It is amazing the information we can find with our growing list of resources. We share and receive information from libraries all over the world. We collect on the entire state of Ohio, as well as select records for the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. We are passionate about helping you uncover your story!

Genealogy Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

Discover your family tree for free! Access newspapers, census information, military records, addresses, and much more! In-library use only.

Stark Memory

Uncover family history - home and abroad. Explore fascinating, digitized local photos and stories, as well as international collections.
A hitorical photo of a group of African Americans

African American Heritage

Ease the often-difficult path to discovering African American family history. Navigate challenges with devoted researchers and resources.

Need Genealogy Help?

There are several ways our genealogists can help you on your journey.

  1. Come to Main Library and visit.
  2. Call 330.458.2765
  3. Fill out our online form for help.
  1. Set up a 1:1 appointment with a Genealogist.

Genealogy Materials

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