Discover your family’s story at CCPL. Our knowledgeable staff and many resources can help you trace your origins.
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Find more resources for researching History and Genealogy.
Ancestry Library provides genealogical and historical resources from sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Access is available inside the library at any of our locations.
FamilySearch provides a large collection of digitized records to aid in genealogical and historical research. Chesterfield County Public Library is a Family Search affiliate library and access to restricted records is available inside the library at any of our locations.
The Local History Collection, located at Central Library, offers local yearbooks, vital records, city directories, family genealogies and military records from Chesterfield and the Richmond area.
The Local History Collection also features a microfilm collection and microfilm reader.