Kenora Geneology Resources

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Kenora Geneaology Resources

Kenora Public Library

The Kenora (Main) Branch Library
24 Main St. South
Kenora, Ontario
P9N 1S7

Phone 807-467-2081   Fax 807-467-2085

Winter Hours

Monday & Friday 9a.m. -5p.m, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9 a.m. -5p.m.
Saturday 10a.m. - 4p.m. Closed Sunday

Geneology Reference Librarian Marg Eisler

A Library card is available to any resident of the City of Kenora and membership is available to non residence for a fee. The minimum period is one month $5.00 and an annual membership can be taken out for

To access your account you must login with the your Library Card #UserID and PIn #

To access catalogue go to home page at http:\\ Click on "Search Our Catalogue" You will be directed to an online catalogue. This site has a lot of information.

Geneaology Resources

A Local history collection of titles written about Kenora and surrounding area including rare materials and brochures, maps and clippings that are stored in information files

Kenora and Rat Portage nespapers on microfilm dating from 1891 to date

Books of Special Interest 

Cheryl Barnard, Bonnie Bowic, Sharon Hlynski, Lori Nelson, Early Settlers of Rat Portage, Summer Project 1981-82, Three Volumes 971.311 HLY Extensive information orgainized by Profession, Businessand Pioneers

Johnston, Margaret E and William R. Morrison Inventory of Archival Resources in North Western Ontario REF 026 INI /OC 026 IWI AS title suggest a collection of archival information available listed by Community and within each community by type of repository. A starting point for original rcord rearch.

Nelson, Patricia and Lori (1978) A Colloquial History of the Lake of the Woods. Kenora Public Library 971.311