The library is located within the Chatham-Kent Public Library on the second floor adjacent to the McKeough Room. Our library is open from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Tuesdays through Saturdays, subject to volunteer availability.  If you are travelling from a distance, please contact the library in advance to confirm library hours or to schedule an appointment.  Our library has extensive holdings, and is equipped with two computers, two microfilm readers, and a microfiche reader.


Location of main library:

Kent Branch OGS
120 Queen Street,  PO Box 964
Chatham ON     N7M5L3

Hours:  1:00pm – 5:00pm, Tuesdays-Saturdays (excluding holidays)
Open Mondays by appointment only.


Library Holdings

Our library has an extensive genealogical collection of material focused on Kent County and surrounding counties. Materials may be used by members and non-members.  The attached list details the catalogued holdings of the library.

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Join Our June Meeting Live On-Line!

The next Kent Branch Ontario Genealogical Society meeting will be held on:

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM
at St. Andrew’s Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham.

Residential Schools

Geraldine Robertson will discuss this period in Canadian history when native children were removed from the influence of their families and culture to indoctrinate them into the dominant Canadian culture.

Open and free to the public. If you are unable to join the meeting in person, please join us live online!