The Genealogy Department is located on the first floor beside the elevator. The department provides a comfortable and quiet space for researching family history. Department resources may be used during normal library hours, with the assistance of a Library supervisor or genealogical society member.
VA-NC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
The Genealogical Society has its offices at the Ruby B. Archie location and provides volunteers to help patrons with genealogical research. Visit their website for hours and other information.
The library has an extensive collection of genealogical materials including:
Past City Directories
Local burial and marriage records
Histories of Danville and other Virginia and North Carolina cities and counties
Civil War military records
A variety of genealogical journals and reference books
If you need help using the Genealogy Department, it's recommended you make an appointment with the Society; call (434) 799-5195, ext. 2765.