Mailing Address: P.O. Box 936, Janesville, WI 53547-0936
Library & Archives New Location: 430 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI
Hours: 9AM-3PM Wed. & Thu. & Noon-3PM Fri. (call ahead)
Phone: (608) 752-5891
Email: Research Inquiries Note: Research fees apply:
- $20 for first hour.; $10/hour thereafter;
- Copy cost: $1/page (members $0.50/pg.)
MAILING ADDRESS: Rock County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 936, Janesville, WI 53547-0936
NEW LOCATION: The RCGS library and office are located at the newly renovated Charles Tallman Home, 430 N. Jackson St. adjacent to the Tallman House Restoration in Janesville, Wisconsin.
HOURS: The RCGS library and RCHS archive are open to the public from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Wednesdays & Thursdays and Noon to 3 P.M. Fridays. Contact us by phone to confirm we will be open on a particular day or to request special accommodation.
EMAIL: The RCGS webmaster can forward your email questions or requests to the Society Librarian, our staff of researchers, the Society newsletter editor or others.
PHONE NUMBERS: RCGS library at 608-752-5891.
Local History & Genealogy Resources at Hedberg Public Library
Location: Meet at Helen Jeffris Woods Museum Gallery Room, 426 N. Jackson Street, in Janesville, WI which is two doors south of the Lincoln Tallman Restorations. (Click for map & directions). There is handicapped parking in the rear of the building with additional parking at the Charles Tallman House, 430 North Jackson Street, or across Mineral Point Avenue at the Mercy enclosed parking ramp. There is no charge for parking in the Mercy parking ramp.
Cost and Invitation: Free and Open to the Public.
Program Presenter(s): Sue Braden, HPL Reference Librarian.
Program Summary: Discover Hedberg Public Library’s Janesville Room, an ever-growing collection of Janesville and Rock County historical materials. Learn how to search up-to-date library-created local history, obituary and yearbook databases from any computer, anytime. Plus, find books, photographs and older city directories online through our Janesville’s Past digitized collection. HPL Reference Librarian Sue Braden will demonstrate how to use these materials in your own research. Start exploring our local history resources online at Hedberg Public Library. Click Research Tools and choose Genealogy or Local History. Or visit one of our experts at the Information Desk. Reference librarians are available to answer your research questions at 608-758-6581 or email a reference librarian.