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ONLINE RESEARCH

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Falls History Project

Paul Rykken directs the Falls History Project. The project contains interviews of over 50 people with the goal of documenting the history of the region for future students and community members. 

Falls History Project

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Clark County History Site

The Clark County Wisconsin History website is an award winning site run by a group of volunteers. The webpage contains information pertinent to Clark County and made available online. 

Clark County History Website

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Wisconsin First Nations

This collection of resources provides educators and pre-service teachers accurate and authentic educational materials for teaching about the American Indian Nations of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin First Nations

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Ellis Island

Access archival information available at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum including ship passenger lists or manifests, passenger records, and ship information for the more than 22 million passengers and ship’s crew members who entered the United States through Ellis Island between 1892-1924.

Ellis Island

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a non-profit that offers a wide range of volumes. To limit a search to books, select “Texts” from the drop-down menu labeled “All Media Types.”

Internet Archive

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Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Society connects people to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing stories. The vision is to enrich and transform lives through unparalleled access to history.

Wisconsin Historical Society

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Find a Grave

Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one’s memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world.

Find a Grave

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Family Search

Family search is the largest genealogy organization in the world. They offer a collection of over 40,000 books. All books on this site are free and relate to genealogy.

Family Search

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Ancestry for Libraries

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Ancestry for Libraries

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WNA Newspapers

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.

WNA Newspapers

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Wisconsin Digital Collections

Explore millions of images, pages, sound recordings and more from across the UW, Wisconsin and the world

UW Wisconsin Digital Collections

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Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

The purpose of this site is to help others obtain copies of documents, pictures of tombstones, etc., that can not be obtained easily by those who do not live in the area of their ancestors.

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

BLACK RIVER FALLS Public Library
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Black River Falls Public Library

222 Fillmore St

Black River Falls, WI 54615

715-284-4112

HOURS

Mon-Weds: 10am-7pm
(Closed 12:30-1:30pm)

Thurs-Fri: 10am-5pm
(Closed 12:30-1:30pm)

Sat: Currently Closed

Sun: Closed