What Makes Us Different?

Our collection includes but is not limited to:

  • Hammond City Directories* 1943-1974
  • 600+ family histories*
  • Selected funeral homes’ records
  • County Histories*
  • Church histories and records*
  • High School yearbooks*
  • Regional telephone directories*
  • Local area information files
  • Microform and CD materials*

    * see our online catalog

New Library Rules

The SSGHS Library asks that you follow these COVID safety measures approved by the board:

  1. Do not come to the library if you are feeling ill
  2. A face mask must be worn over your nose and mouth while in the library
  3. There will be a limit of THREE (3) patrons in the library at one time
  4. Please call to schedule your visit to the library
  5. Door handles and tabletops will be disinfected at the beginning and the end of the day, and in between patrons
  6. We encourage you to bring your own laptop computer

The SSGHS Library is a non-profit 501(c)3, non-circulating reference and research library that is open to the public.  The Library contains more than 14,000 books and items for the United States as well as many other countries.  We are a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. Our card catalog is online (see top of page).

2019-2020 Where The Trails Cross,
Volume 50:1

this issue of the journal of SSGHS is now available to those who were members during the
2019-2020 member year, and to societies with whom we exchange journals
. This journal is password-protected.