Local History and Genealogy: Tracing your Penn Yan and or Yates County roots? The library’s local history holdings include a comprehensive collection of local newspapers and other resources, plus expert staff to help with your research. Stop by, call, or e-mail us with your queries.

Have questions or want to share stories about your genealogical research?  Join us for Family Research Support Group, a monthly program that meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 4:00 pm.  We are currently meeting via Zoom; email info@pypl.org for details about getting connected.

In addition, be sure to check out our friends at the Yates County History Center for additional expert help and to explore their beautiful museum and research center.  They can be found online at yatespast.org.

There are also a number of resources on our Local Links page, including items related to Yates County in New York Heritage’s digital collections.