Local History & Genealogy Center

Location and Mailing Address:
Local History & Genealogy Center
Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
444 Mahoning Ave. NW
Warren, OH 44483

(330) 399-8807 ext. 202

The Local History & Genealogy Center is now open Monday – Thursday 9 AM – 7:45 PM; Friday & Saturday 9 AM – 4:45 PM; Sunday closed.

About the Local History & Genealogy Center

The Local History & Genealogy Center of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is located on the second floor of the Warren Library.

Trumbull County history and genealogical data are emphasized, but the collection includes materials from all Ohio counties as well as on the states from which many early Ohioans came. States covered include: the New England states, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, New York and New Jersey.

Local History & Genealogy Center Services

Access Information

Digital microform machines are available for use in the Local History & Genealogy Center from which users may print or download to a flashdrive (fee per page for printing).

Public computer terminals are also available for historical or genealogical research and for accessing subscription databases like Ancestry Library Edition (fee per page for printing).

Request Information

Local History & Genealogy Center staff welcome your questions and are available to assist you with specific questions about your family history research. Submit your question or request for information through our online form:

Obtain Photocopies

Upon request, library staff will provide a limited number of copies of non-restricted materials for out-of-town customers. Staff will attempt to send copies within one week of receipt of request. There is no charge for copies sent by email. Copies sent by postal mail are $1 per page. Requests of 1-5 printed pages will be mailed with an invoice. Requests requiring the copying of more than 5 printed pages will require prepayment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use”, that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if in our judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of the copyright law.

Book-a-Librarian at the Local History & Genealogy Center

Local History & Genealogy Center staff welcome your questions and are available to assist you with specific questions about your family history research.

Call to request a free personalized appointment of up to 30 minutes with staff in the Local History & Genealogy Center. Call (330) 399-8807 ext. 202 for your Book-a-Librarian session.

A staff member will work with you in a half-hour session to familiarize you with resources in the department, go over the steps in beginning your genealogy, introduce you to our online resources (including Ancestry Library Edition), or brainstorm to find information beyond the scope of the library’s collections.

Trumbull Memory Project

The Trumbull Memory Project is an online archive of photographs, postcards, illustrations, and documents celebrating the history of Trumbull County, Ohio. Trumbull Memory Project documents the history of Warren and Trumbull County, its industries, schools, landmarks and people from the Civil War period to the present.

The materials used on this site are taken from collections donated to the Local History & Genealogy Center of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Trumbull Memory is administered by cooperative efforts of the Center and of the Information Technology Department of the library. We are committed to preserving the community’s images and words and expanding public access to our collections.

If you have photographs or other historical items which you think might be of interest, and which you’d be willing to either donate or lend to the library for digitizing, then we’d love to hear from you. We can be reached at (330) 399-8807, ext. 202.

Genealogy Center Hours

We're currently open.

Mon. 9:00 am – 7:45 pm
Tue. 9:00 am – 7:45 pm
Wed. 9:00 am – 7:45 pm
Thu. 9:00 am – 7:45 pm
Fri. 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Sat. 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Sun. Closed

Upcoming Genealogy Classes

Location Information

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