Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Wednesday9 a.m. - 9 p.m.Sunday and MondayClosed
2013Tuesday January 1, 2013 - New Year's DaySaturday February 16, 2013 - Presidents DaySaturday May 25, 2013 - Memorial DayThursday July 4, 2013 - Independence DaySaturday August 31, 2013 - Labor DayWednesday November 27, 2013 - Closes at 3 pmThursday November 28, 2013 - Thanksgiving DayTuesday December 24, 2013 - Closes at 1 pmWednesday December 25, 2013 - Christmas DayTuesday December 31, 2013 - Closes at 1 pm
The NEHGS library, located at 99-101 Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, is the nation’s leading research centers for genealogists of every skill level. In it are housed millions of documents, manuscripts, records, books, microfilms, photographs, artifacts, electronic resources, and other items that preserve and reveal our history. View a virtual tour!
New England Historic Genealogical Society99-101 Newbury StreetBoston, Massachusetts 02116-3007888-296-3447
Admission to the Research Library is free for NEHGS members. Non-members are always welcome and may purchase a day pass for $15.
Photocopies and printouts (from computer and microfilm printers on the fourth floor) cost 25 cents per page. Copy cards for use with the photocopiers are available from a vending machine in the sixth-floor reading room.
Our genealogical and historical materials number more than 200,000 titles and 28 million items. Here is a summary of our library holdings. For a complete searchable listing, please see our library catalog.
We offer: Genealogies, Reference Guides, Genealogical Journals, Current Periodicals, Rare Books,Local Histories, New England Microforms, Canadian Microforms, Scottish Microforms,English Microforms, and International Genealogies. Learn more about our library.
Each year NEHGS offers a wide range of educational programs for all family history researchers, including guided tours to major genealogical repositories, lectures from the world’s leading genealogists and seminars exploring a variety of topics related to family history.