Benton County Genealogical Society Library

Library is located in the Annex west of the Benton County Historical Museum
1101 Main Street
Philomath, Oregon

Library open Tuesdays and Saturdays 1:00 to 3:30 PM
and 12:00 to 3:00pm Saturdays following the general monthly meeting.

Would you like access to the Library during off hours?  Please contact
Lois Courtney (541)752-0889 for assistance.

Sue Van Laere
EMail Sue Van Laere



  • Over 2,900 items and growing!
  • Genealogy books for most states and some other countries, booklets, catalogs, CDs, society quarterlies, family histories, surname file, pedigree chart file
  • Query answering service:
    Volunteers are available to do research from our Library books, or on Benton Co. Pioneers. They are paid hourly, or by project depending on the scope of the task.
  • Book list of members’ personal libraries
  • Genealogical forms available for purchase
  • Library Computers have internet access
  • WIFI available check with librarian for password.

Members in good standing may check out, at the library, a maximum of 5 volumes per membership for one month at no charge. Sorry, library materials cannot be mailed.
Non-members will be charged $5 for each use of our Benton County Genealogical Society library. No material can be checked out by non-members.

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