Request Local History Room Resources

Fill out the form below to request research from the Bluffton Public Library's Shannon Local History Room. 

This room houses a variety of resources to help you as your research the history of the area or as you seek to piece together your genealogy.

Did you know that the library has a subscription to Ancestry.com Library Edition?  Visit our library during open hours to access this service.  This database is only accessible on library grounds.  You can also access our library's Digital Archives here.  

Printed forms are accepted when mailed to:
The Shannon History Room
Bluffton Public Library
145 S. Main Street
Bluffton, OH 45817 

Please note: You will need to submit a form for each source requested.

The charge is $2.50 per source-- unless the research requires more time than what is allotted for staff research. When you receive an email confirmation, a member of staff will quote an estimated total fee for the research and provide you with directions for retrieval and the payment process.

Due to a variety of reasons, Bluffton Public Library may not be able to process your request as you have detailed. We appreciate your understanding during these cases and will never send you a bill if we are unable to complete the research as requested.

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