Local Studies & Family History Research Library
In response to the NSW Government’s staged easing of COVID-19 restrictions, City of Parramatta is reopening its Research Library by appointment only from Tuesday 16 June, 10am – 2pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Appointments are open to the public for the purposes of family history and local studies research only. To arrange an appointment please contact 8839 3322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Research Library is a space where researchers can visit to collaborate and work with trained professionals to get family history advice, training in research skills and use library reference services.
The library also provides researchers with access to books, newspapers, maps, online databases and reports relating to Parramatta and the surrounding district. In addition it maintains a large back catalogue of microfilm, microfiche and provides free public computers.
For Visitor Information about the Parramatta Region please call 02 8839 3311 or visit the Information Centre website.
Wed 2pm – 5pm | Thurs 10am – 5pm | Fri 10am – 5pm | Sat 10am – 2pm
Mon 10 am – 5pm | Tues 10am – 5pm | Wed 10am – 2pm | Thurs 10am – 1pm
346A Church Street, Parramatta, 2150
Phone: 02 8839 3322
Have an Enquiry?
If you have a specific interest or enquiry we suggest searching this site first. If you have no luck please feel free to ask us directly using our research enquiry form.
The Research Library has special collections and a wealth of resources for family historians to help them in their research. These Family History Resources & Online Databases are available in the library Ancestry Library Edition A genealogy tool which provides…
New Arrivals and Catalogue
A list of books purchased by the Parramatta City Council Local History and Research Services. These are reference books and can only be accessed if you visit the library. You can also search for our books using the Parramatta City Library’s Catalogue. To do this just select ‘local studies’ from the drop down menu in the Additional Limits field.