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McHenry Public Library District

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McHenry Public Library District

Contact Information[edit | edit source]



809 N. Front St,

McHenry, IL 60050
Telephone: 815-385-0036

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thurs: 9:00 - 9:00

Fri & Sat: 9:00 - 5:00

Sunday: 12:00 - 4:00

Directions (Google Map)

Description of Onsite Collections[edit | edit source]

Microform: There is a dedicated Genealogy Room with two microform readers, which are ScanPro 2000. The Northwest Herald, formerly The McHenry Plaindealer, is available on microfilm back to 1875.

The print collection: There are approximately 2,200 items, including half of the McHenry County Genealogical Society collection (approximately 900 items); and approximately 140 items from BigWil (British Interest Group of Wisconsin & Illinois).

Magazines and Newsletters: include the American Ancestors New England and Beyond, Family Chronicle, Family Tree, Internet Genealogy, Illinois Magazine, MCIGS Connection Newsletter, MCIGS Quarterly, Journal of Illinois History, McHenry Area Historical Society Newsletter, and the McHenry County Historical Society Newsletter.

Online Collections[edit | edit source]

McHenry High School Yearbooks

McHenry Telephone Directories

The Pictorial Newsletter

Glass Plate Negatives

History[edit | edit source]

Tips for Your Visit[edit | edit source]

The Genealogy Room is locked, please stop the Questions Desk and we will be happy to let you in.

Guides[edit | edit source]