Research Assistance

Neil Gaiman quote Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can can bring you back the right one.

Need help with researching local or family history?

WFPL’s Genealogy Library
Our Genealogy Library has staff and volunteers standing by to help you find information on your family tree, local history, and more. The Genealogy Library is located at 5740 N. 9th Ave., adjacent to Pensacola State College.

Ask A Genealogy Expert:

by phone: 850-494-7373

by email:

Or check out a list of Online Genealogy Materials for more resources.


Need help with other research?

WFPL’s Reference Department
A Reference Librarian is available at the Pensacola Library’s Reference Desk during library hours of operation. Our librarians can help you find the answers to a variety of questions as well as assist you in your research. The reference department is on the second floor of the Pensacola Library, located at 239 N. Spring St. in downtown Pensacola.

Ask A Librarian:

by phone: 850-436-5063

by email:

through the website: Send Us Your Questions

through chat or text: