Research & Genealogy

Anderson Public Library has online and onsite resources for students, researchers, and history buffs. Our Indiana Room is dedicated to the study of local history and genealogy. The Indiana Room collection includes a variety of research items for genealogists and historians such as census indexes, newspapers on microfilm, volumes on other counties, states and countries, and online databases.


Writing a research paper? Want to trace your family history or learn a new language? Need to create a resume? We have online databases that will help!

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Genealogy Special Collections

We have more than 13,800 books in the Indiana Room collection, as well as special online collections, obituary indexes, census microfilm and indexes, and a vertical file collection of local history and news. 

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Local History

Learn more about the history of Anderson, Lapel, Madison County, along with notable residents from the area.

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