Halifax-South Boston Public Library

Local History Room

Hours

Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Location

Halifax Public Library

*The materials in the Local History Room do not check out*

Contact

localhistory@halifaxlibrary.org.

Local History Collection

Photos

HCHS Yearbooks
HCHS yearbooks digitized by the Library of Virginia. 

https://archive.org/details/halifaxsouthbostonpubliclibrary

Local History/Genealogy Research Links

AfriGeneas

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors (National Parks Service)

Halifax County Cemeteries

Halifax County Genealogy (FamilySearch)

Halifax County GenWeb Project

Halifax County Historical Markers

Halifax County Maps

Heritage Quest

Military Records (Fold3)

Old Halifax

Research Center (South Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History)

Virgilina Cemetery

Virginia Memory (Library of Virginia)

 

  • Hours

    South Boston Branch
    Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 am to 6 pm.

    Tuesday & Thursday from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

    Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

    Halifax Branch
    Monday from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 am to 6 pm.

    Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

  • Upcoming events

    2022 PALS Early Literacy Funderaiser!
    December 10th, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.
    Wine, music, food, and a silent auction- what's not to love? Even better is that all proceeds go towards Miss Sue's PALS Early Literacy Fundraiser! Tickets are available online through Eventbrite.

    Donation Drive for the Library
    All through November the library is holding our annual fundraising drive! All proceeds go to help us purchase items and provide services in our local community! Donations may be made in person at either branch, as well as online through Eventbrite.

  • Find us

    South Boston Branch
    509 Broad St.
    South Boston, VA 24592
    sobolibrary@gmail.com
    434-575-4228


    Halifax Branch
    177 South Main St.
    Halifax, VA 24558 webmaster@halifaxlibrary.com
    434-476-3357