Local History | Waterloo, IA | Waterloo Public Library
Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial Street
Waterloo, IA 50701
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*The library is closed Sundays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

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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