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Kent Branch Library of The Ontario Genealogical Society

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Quiet library in heart of Chatham

I love libraries and this one fits the bill. Feels like an old library but is not (which I loved... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Jana S
Enough to enjoy it

As we know, the library is a great place to study, research and to benefit of different simple... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Florin M
Chatham, Canada
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5 Jun 2018
“Quiet library in heart of Chatham”
1 Apr 2018
“Enough to enjoy it”
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120 Queen St | 2nd Floor, Chatham, Chatham-Kent, Ontario N7M 2G6, Canada
+1 855-697-6687 ext. 314
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

I love libraries and this one fits the bill. Feels like an old library but is not (which I loved), smells of books and has wonderful people to help with service. Free parking on the street and at the back.

1  Thank Jana S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

As we know, the library is a great place to study, research and to benefit of different simple services when in need. The team at the library is great and helpful. One little thing is that the place needs to get in line with the...More

Thank Florin M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The staff there are wonderful! I needed help in finding a book and they did a great job. They even ordered in a book I needed before I asked them to do that. They provided information for kids events and helped out with getting them...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Kent Branch of the OGS is an invaluable resource and so are the volunteers working there. Cindy Robichaud, the Vice-Chair, was extremely helpful. I had contacted the Kent Branch a few months ago from home in Illinois. Along with helping me with online resources...More

1  Thank TravelingFreeWoman
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Staff is super helpful. Easy access to newspaper archives, geneological records, you name it. Also a dozen computers available upstairs for easy internet access. Btw, there is a cafe off the downstairs front lobby that offers fresh home made baked goods , all beverages, and...More

1  Thank FromChathamOntario
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I set up an appointment prior to going to the Kent Branch and this is advisable if you are from out of the area. A volunteer met me at my convenience which was really appreciated. I had a prepared list of questions and these were...More

3  Thank agpromoontario
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