Special Collections of Wake County
Wake County Public Libraries has an extensive network of materials available to assist those conducting research into historical and genealogical topics. Many of these materials are located in the Olivia Raney Local History Library or are digitized.
Genealogy Information Guide
Helpful tips on getting started with genealogical research. Get referrals to local resources that may help with your search. Suggested websites, databases and other resources to help with your search are also provided.
Local History Information Guide
A starting place to learn more about the history of North Carolina and Wake County. Suggested websites, books and community resources compiled for you by librarians.