Historically Speaking is a blog about the Kitchener Public Library’s Grace Schmidt Room of Local History. Karen, the GSR Librarian, is excited to be sharing her thoughts with you on her favourite subjects – local history and genealogy.
Discover a wealth of heritage resources: photos, maps, manuscript collections, oral histories, books, directories, yearbooks and atlases. Gather some tips and tools to conduct your own research. Peek behind-the-scenes to see recent donations, new projects and planning for events like KPL’s annual Genealogy Fair. Read news from our partners, the Waterloo Historical Society and Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society. Share your comments, or be our guest and share your local history with us!