Sonoma County Library


Special Collections

Genealogy Resources
Located in the Central Santa Rosa Library Annex, this collection provides answers to questions on Sonoma County history and genealogy.

Local History
Local history maps, photos and historical materials. There are two locations:
Central Santa Rosa Library Annex
Petaluma Regional Library History Room

Photo Archive
Over 26,000 historical photographs are housed in the Local History Collection at the Annex, many of them cataloged in our online catalog. For more information, contact Tony Hoskins in the Local History Annex.

Sonoma County Wine Library
Located in the Healdsburg Regional Library, the Wine Library serves as a business and technical library to the area wine industry, as an archive of local wine history, and as a collection for wine research open to the general public. To assist you with wine-related questions or in locating resources, contact the Wine Librarian.

A Federal Depository Library
US government documents

A Funding Information Network partner with the Foundation Center
Grant seeking books and workshops