Whether you are researching your family tree or an historic figure, our Local History Room, on the 3rd floor of our Main location is a quiet space to pursue the past. To ensure the safety and preservation of our many unique items, access to the room is granted during the stated hours, or by appointment. Access to our Photograph, Maps, and Special Collections materials is by Appointment Only.
To schedule an appointment fill out the Research and Appointment Request Form. The filled form can either be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (908) 354-5845. You can also schedule an appointment by calling (908) 354-6060 x.7220. You must identify the subject matter of your research when scheduling an appointment.
Appointments must be scheduled two weeks in advance.
For Remote Research requests, there is a $25.00 fee which includes up to one hour of research. Additional research will be billed at $25.00 per half hour. To request research, please fill out the Genealogy and Local History Research and Appointment Request Form. For more information, please contact the Local History Room.
The response time for remote research requests is currently 4-6 weeks.