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The Russell County Public Library offers a variety of research materials for patrons who are interested in researching their family history. In addition to local collections, two paid subscription databases are available. The first is, which is available for use only in the Library on a library terminal. The second, HeritageQuest, is accessible from home or the Library.

Local resources

  • Family histories
  • Cemetery, church, and county histories
  • Beginning genealogy books
  • Birth, death, and marriage records
  • Books on specific family names

For more information, call (270) 343-7323.

Upcoming events

Coding Club

January 23 @ 3:00 pm Russell County Public Library

Page Turners Book Club

January 28 Russell County Public Library

Sewing Circle

January 28 @ 8:00 am Russell County Public Library

Baby Storytime

January 28 @ 10:00 am Russell County Public Library

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