Located on the second floor of the library, the Waterloo Public Library Local History & Genealogy Room features:

  • A microfilm reader with file saving, emailing, and printing capabilities

  • Microfilm copies of the Waterloo Courier (1959-present), Waterloo Times-Tribune (1901-1922), Waterloo City Directories (1873-1991), and more

  • A computer for genealogy research*

  • Local & historical articles, books, Waterloo City Directories (1950-present) and more

  • Historical Waterloo, an electronic collection of early historical images from Waterloo, Iowa

​​​*Patrons who wish to conduct research on the computer or use the microfilm computer must present their library card.

Local History

Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial Street
Waterloo, IA 50701
Circulation: 319.291.4480
Reference: 319.291.4476
Youth: 319.287.3976
askus@waterloopubliclibrary.org
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