In our research rooms at the
library we have many state and county reference books and
periodicals. We also have computers and a staff of volunteers
that can help you access the many genealogical web sites which
are at the heart of our family history searches.
Below is a brief outline of some of the books and
periodicals that we have in our collections that
could aid you.
Roy W. Swann Military History Room
In this room you will find a book on Colonial Soldiers, a book
on Revolutionary Soldiers, books on Confederate Soldiers, DAR
Magazines, UDC Magazines, books on Passenger Lists, a book on
Irish Settlers, books on North Carolina Colonial Records,
Virginia books, Alabama books, and many other reference books
William and Sara Smith Room
This room was furnished in memory of Frances Smith Belcher,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith. The walls of this room are
decorated beautifully with Bing and Grondal plates, ”Gone With
the Wind” plates, Norman Rockwell plates, Goebell Hummell
plates, and hand painted porcelain by Sarah B. Smith. This room
is a sitting area.
Family history books, Old photograph collections
Vessie Thrasher Rainer Georgia Room
Georgia books, Georgia county books, Henry County Books, and
many more reference books are located in the Georgia Room. Also,
a computer is available for you to access genealogical web sites
for family history searches.
Under Stairwell room
Located in this room are family name files, microfilm of census
records and Confederate pension files, miscellaneous microfiche
files, and land lot maps
Located in this room are quarterly genealogical society
magazines from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Texas,
Virginia, Louisiana, Colorado, California, Indiana and many
other states. Also, there is a computer to access genealogical
Back Office Room
Old Henry County Newspapers
Long room upstairs
Periodicals such as Alabama Historical Quarterly, Central
Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Family Puzzler,
Genealogical Helper Magazine, New England Historical and
Genealogical Quarterly and many more magazines for genealogical
research are in this room.
Come visit our library and see what information you can discover
about your family.