Redwood City Public Library

Redwood City Public Library

The Local History Collection of the Redwood City Public Library was established to provide patrons with research opportunities in areas of local interest and to share Redwood City's colorful heritage with the community. At the Local History Collection, you can Learn more about the history of Redwood City Explore our large collection of photographs Trace your family history Search for past uses of land and property The Collection covers all aspects of Redwood City's development, from the 1850's to the present day, with particular emphases on businesses, public schools, civic organizations, city agencies, and early family histories. In addition to a large selection of primary-source materials and private papers, there are oral histories, books, newspapers, pamphlets, tax assessment rolls, maps, city directories, and over 5,500 photographs.

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