Research Room

Conduct Your Research in Our Dedicated Research Room

The research room, located at Petersburg Public Library contains many collections for on-site use.

The Research Room Collection includes:

  • The Virginia Collection
  • Greater Petersburg Cross Reference
  • Petersburg History Collection
  • Pre-1910 Census Records
  • Family Genealogies
  • Local History Collection
  • Petersburg Newspaper Index
  • War of The Rebellion Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies
  • Microfilm copies of all local newspapers
  • 2 Microfilm Reader/printers