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Historical Research & References

The reference collection contains approximately 8,700 indexes, encyclopedias, business directories, dictionaries, literary guides, and atlases as well as Census and Statistics Canada publications. We have back issues of magazines and newspapers, and the North Bay Nugget on microfilm.

The library also has access to to help you in your family history research. You can use the library’s computers to access these services.

We also offer a historical research service for those looking for assistance doing genealogy or local history searches.  The cost is $5 per search or question.

Come to the library, e-mail us at or phone with your questions and we will do our best to help you.