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Reference Services

We are able to conduct specialized research on an individual, event or organization upon request. Research requests must be limited to one event, person or organization.

Reproduction, copyright, postage or fax charges will apply.

We are unable to undertake extensive family or genealogy research on your behalf.

Obituaries

For $10 plus GST, our staff will search up to five editions of the local newspaper for an obituary after the date of death, and provide a copy of the obituary by mail or fax. The fee includes search time, reproduction, copyright, taxes and postage or fax charges.

The person requesting the obituary search must provide the date of death for the deceased.  Payment by credit card is required in advance.

Contact Information

For all research inquiries, please contact:

Karen Ball-Pyatt, Local History Librarian
Grace Schmidt Room of Local History
Kitchener Public Library
85 Queen Street N
Kitchener, ON  N2H2H1

Phone: 519.743.0271 x 252
Email: karen.ball-pyatt@kpl.org