The East Hampton Public Library has a number of resources to help you learn about East Hampton or your family history. If you would like help with your research, please call ahead and make an appointment with one of our librarians. 860.267.6621.
Local History Room
Our Local History Room contains
- a large collection of historic newspapers from East Hampton
- historic photographs and old postcards of the East Hampton area
- original research on local family histories and local properties
- A small collection of East Hampton History specific books
Before you visit, please read our Local History Room Policy
= Library Card Required
Explore the amazing history of you with Ancestry Library Edition that includes: immigration records, vital records, census data, family histories, court records, directories, photos and military records. Your ancestors left clues along the way. Now, you can trace them online.
This resource is available in-person here at the Library. At home use requires a valid CT State Library card. To get one, click here. Any Connecticut resident is eligible to receive one for free!
Genealogy and family history resources that includes census records, city directories and more.
This resource is available through the CT State Library and requires a valid CT State Library card. To get one, click here. Any Connecticut resident is eligible to receive one for free!