The Brantford Public Library has a physical and digital local history collection that contains images, maps, information and documents pertaining to the history of the City of Brantford and area.
Our online Birth, Marriage, Death Index allows people to quickly search local birth, marriages and death records.
Our Digital Archives includes a wealth of digitized books, biographies, newspapers, school yearbooks and pictorial histories. In addition, the Archives offer an incredible selection of historical photographs. Discover the people, places and events that make our community unique.
Use your Library card to access Ancestry.com for free (must be in Library), or check out these helpful genealogy links.
Search these online maps to become familiar with Brantford landmarks and historical facts.
Our Virtual War Memorial shows an alphabetical listing of Brant, Brantford and Six Nations residents that were causalities in World War 2.
Our Local History Room is located at our Main Branch and has all of the tools you need to complete local and family research. We also have tools that can help you digitize photos, videos and more.