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FCCOGS Staff
Fairfield County Chapter OGS Library

Fairfield County Chapter, OGS Library
503 Lenwood Drive
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Tel:740-653-2573
Email: librarian@fairfieldgenealogy.org

Directions and Maps

Pictures of the FCC-OGS Library


Library Information

Library Hours:
Monday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday – By appointment only

If you are not fully vaccinated, we ask that you please wear a mask. Thank you.


The Chapter’s library began in 2003 when a closed Fairfield County District Library building became available. Since that time, the amount of material and the number of collections have increased significantly.

We provide the following services:

  • Copies, at 20 cents each
  • 3 computers for patron’s use, with subscriptions to Ancestry Library Edition, Fold3, and Newspapers.com. Please read our Computer Use Policy
  • Free Wi-Fi

Collection Includes:

  • WPA Grave Registration Cards
  • WPA Cemetery Maps
  • Obituaries (see the Research page)
  • Yearbooks
  • Atlas
  • Surname Files
  • Vertical File (index available on Members Only page)
  • Ancestor Charts
  • Family Histories
  • Publications from other Ohio Genealogical Chapters
  • Fairfield County Court of Common Pleas Records, prior to 1930
  • Early Supreme Court and Chancery Court Records
  • Research material for other states
  • Fairfield County Death Certificates beginning in 1908 (see Research page)

Meeting Space Information: Meeting space at the Fairfield County Genealogical Libray is available for educational, cultural, and civic groups serving Fairfield County, to conduct meetings and conferences. Meeting space is available on a fee basis to eligible groups. For further information please read our Facility Use PolicyMeeting space information, and Facility Use Application.