Welcome to the Howard County Memory Project


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~The Howard County Memory Project website was established in 2002 and focused on local high school yearbooks.  Within this site today, you will find multiple databases and digitized items especially for genealogy and local history researchers.  We continue to add items of interest and we hope you will check back often as this site continues to grow.




Click Here to view our two new Genealogy databases: 

  • ProQuest African American Heritage is an invaluable resource for not only scholars but also researchers in black studies, linguistics, the black literary heritage, and comparative studies
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition is one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 1.5 million high-resoluction, full color historic maps.

Genealogy & Local History Services

at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library

220 N. Union St.
Kokomo, IN 46901


******* NEW HOURS ********

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED


 For more information on any of these events, please contact Amy Russell at 765.626.0838 or arussell@KHCPL.org     

  • Climbing Your Family Tree, Tuesdays March 28, April 4, 11, 25, and May 2 from 6pm-8pm at KHCPL Main in meeting rooms A&B. A 6 week beginning genealogy class. The course fee, which includes a three-ring binder and handouts, is $25. Registration is required. Class size is limited. Pay the fee and register in the Genealogy & Local History Department beginning February 28th.
  • HCGS monthly meeting, Monday, April 3 from 6pm-8pm. Speaker to be announced.
  • Genealogy for Night Owls, Friday, April 28 from 5:30pm until midnight. GLHD's 40th semi-annual after-hours research evening is designed for relaxed genealogy at any experience level. Included in the evening activities is a buffet dinner, snacks, and door prizes. Pay the fee and register beginning March 28.