Local History and Genealogy Hours:
Thursday – 9-7
Friday – 9-5
- The Local History and Genealogy Department at Covington is available to patrons by appointment only. To make an appointment please call (859) 962-4070.
- Staff are available on a limited basis 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 June 30, 2021. Log in with your KCPL library card by clicking on the Ancestry Library Edition link on our Research Tools page.
- Watch us on Facebook at 10 AM on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. View our previous local history and genealogy Facebook videos here.
- Subscribe to the library on Youtube to view Local History and Genealogy programs and more.
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