Genealogy & Georgia History

The Kaye Kole Genealogy and Local History Room, located at the Bull Street Branch, serves as a resource center for non-circulating material on the history and genealogy of Georgia and Savannah. Telephone: 912.652.3697 | Fax: 912.652.3685

Hours: Mon-Tues 4-8; Wed-Thur 9-6; Fri-Sat CLOSED; Sun 2-6

Non-fragile items from this room--including microfilm--are available to the public for in-house use during all Bull Street Library operating hours. Please inquire at the main reference desk when this room is closed.

The Kaye Kole Genealogy and Local History Room resources include:

Gamble Collection of maps, manuscripts and pictures pertaining to Savannah history

Census Materials

Family histories, county histories and other genealogy materials

Savannah telephone books, city directories, and Sanborn maps

Civil War records

Colonial and revolutionary records of Georgia




Islands Library will be closed Monday, September 22, and will reopen Tuesday, October 14, at their new location at 50 Johnny Mercer Blvd. (Whitemarsh Island Rd. & Johnny Mercer Blvd.)

Help us move the Islands Library's books!

Check out as many books as you can from the old branch between now and its closing and return those items to the new branch after it opens. All items checked out at the Islands branch between now and its closing get a special six-week loan period.