Beginning August 1, 2021
Local History and Genealogy Hours:
Thursday – 9-9
Friday – 9-5
- Patrons are welcome to call ahead and make an appointment to visit the Local History and Genealogy Department at Covington. To make an appointment please call (859) 962-4070.
- Staff are available to help you with genealogy and local history questions. Email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (859) 962-4070.
- One-on-one genealogy research assistance appointments are available over-the-phone, or through an online virtual meeting. To schedule a one-hour appointment call (859) 962-4070 or email email@example.com. A valid email address is required to set up an online virtual appointment.
- Ancestry Library Edition is available for free from home through December 31, 2021. Log in with your KCPL library card by clicking on the Ancestry Library Edition link on our Research Tools page.
- Follow us on Facebook, and subscribe to us on YouTube to view our Local History and Genealogy Programs. You can also follow us on Instagram!
Where to begin…
Hours, location and local information.
Over 100,000 photographs from Northern Kentucky
Family and local history resources
NKY Newspaper Index, Enquirer, Post
Ancestry, HeritageQuest, NKY specific databases and more.
Images, oral histories, maps etc. / Family papers, personal papers, and organizational records from NKY
Visit the Genealogy Department to access our microfilm collection.
Biographies, community history and historical societies.
Support the Local History & Genealogy Department. The Library also collects items like photographs, family history and genealogy information.
Join us for an upcoming program to improve your genealogy skills or learn about local history
Bring your photos, slides and more to the department and use our scanning equipment.
Find more of our great videos on Periscope.
- Research & Photograph Request Fees & Policies
- Interlibrary Loan
- Contact Kentucky History & Genealogy
- Join our NEW Facebook group Kenton Library Archives!
- Follow our NEW Instagram KentonLibraryArchives!