Local Studies & Family History Research Library
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.
Following advice from State and Federal Governments, the Research Library will be closed to the public from 24th March 2020 in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the wider community until further notice.
Research Facilitator Family History:
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…
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.