Library

Catalog

The TCGS library includes over 3,000 books, 450 periodicals, 200 CDs, over 10,000 items on microfilm or microfiche.

  • Books:
    • About 2,500 of our books can be found by using the catalog on FamilySearch.org. Choose ‘Richland Washington Family History Center” from the “Search these Family History Centers”.  Then search for the location, keyword, etc. that you desire.
    • Until the conversion project is completed our books through Jan 2014 are available here.
  • CDs
  • Microfilm & microfiche:
    • Most films & fiche can be found by using the catalog on FamilySearch.org. Choose ‘Richland Washington Family History Center” from the “Search these Family History Centers”.  Then search for the location, keyword, etc. that you desire.
    • The Tri-City Herald, our local newspaper, for Jan 1970-Jun 2001 are also available. This set is not included in the FamilySearch.org catalog.
  • Periodicals

Distance Usage

Use the catalog access above.  If you find something of interest, our TCGS researchers will search these resources for you for a fee. See our Research page for details.

Local Usage

Our Library is housed at the Richland Family History Center.

  • Address:  1314 Goethals Ave, Richland WA, directly behind the Mormon church at 1314 Jadwin Ave.
  • Hours:  Mon, Fri, Sat 9am – 5pm and Tues, Wed, Thur 9am – 9pm.
  • Phone:  (509) 946-6637.
  • Building Map:  shows collection locations.
  • Electronic Offerings:
    • Online State Resources for Genealogy compiled by Michael Hait. CD 950.
    • see Webinars for educational CDs.

History

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