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 and Thursday from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

    Saturday from 9:30 am to 3 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 pm.

  • Upcoming events

    Summer Reading with Miss Sue!
    Held in the Garden behind the South Boston Public Library

    June 1, 10 am
    June 8, 10 am
    June 15, 10 am
    June 22, 10 am
    June 29, 10 am
    July 6, 10 am
    July 13, 10 am
    The closing program will be on July 17 at 10 am with Rocking B Farm

    June Art Classes with Brittney!
    South Boston Public Library Garden Area

    June 17 at 10:00 am

    Halifax Farmer's Market parking lot next to the library
    June 21 at 6:00 pm

  • 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