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Genealogy

The North Bay Public Library is pleased to host the Nipissing District Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, located in the Joan Duquette room on the Mezzanine level of the library.  There, you will find a wealth of material and resources to aid with local or family histories, including:

  • Instructional resources​
  • Church records
  • Vital statistics
  • Census records
  • Branch publications
  • Land registries

The hours are 1-4pm Wednesday to Friday and 9:30 am to 12:30pm on Saturday; it is closed the 2nd Saturday of the month for branch meetings. For more information or if you require assistance with a genealogy search, please contact Barb Moore at (705) 497-7819.

The library also houses a collection of French genealogy material generously donated by the Jean Nicolet Society.  For assistance with French genealogy searches, please contact Robert Boisvert at (705) 472-9655.