St. Thomas Public Library has a substantial local history collection, with access to extensive online records. Whether you are researching the history of a place, business, or family, the George Thorman Room is an excellent place to start.

Located on the second floor, the George Thorman Room houses a varied collection of materials pertaining to the history of the City of St. Thomas. Items in the collection include: Newspapers, City Directories, Railroad Collection, and many other materials.

Local history materials are not allowed to circulate, but photocopying is permitted.

You can find more information about George ThormanĀ here!

If you have any questions, please ask at the Information Desk in the Adult Department and a staff member will be pleased to assist you. You can also call us at 519-631-6050 orĀ email us.

Using the microfilm readers
Using the indexes
Illustrated Histories & Timellines
Railroad Collection
Other Resources

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