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Otis A. Thompson Local History Room


Our collections include local newspapers, family files, obituary records, local news clippings files, as well as many reference works. Contact Local History Clerk Kathryn Greene for more information or help with your specific research questions.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 11:00-6:00

Thursday 11:00-8:00

Weekends by Appointment

Closed Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ancestry Library Edition

Chenango County GenWeb

Chenago County Genealogy Resources

Cyrus J. Hardaway Letters

Digital Public Library of America

Digitized Newspaper Collection

Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative


Otis Thompson Local History Room Family Files Index

fold3 Discover Your Family's Military Past

fold3 Discovery Your Family's Military Past From Outside the Library (need library card number to access)

Genealogy Resources by State

HeritageQuest Genealogy Database

History Unbound

New York Heritage Digital Collections

NYS Historic Newspapers

NYS Military Museum & Veterans Research Center

Otselic Valley History

Reverend D. Cutler's Marriages

Revolutionary War Soldiers Data

Inquiry Form - Printable

Local History Blog


Find a Book, DVD or CD 

Search for authors, titles, topics. Reserve books online.

Research Center

24/7 access to online electronic resources

Download Zone 

Download audio books and eBooks at home to your Ipod, smartphone, other compatible device, or computer.

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3 Court Street
Norwich, NY 13815
Phone: 607-334-4034
Fax: 607-336-3901

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