Welcome to the
Sara Hightower Regional Library System

Printing Fees:

You must pay for every page you print out.
If you are unfamiliar with printing please ask for assistance.

8.5 x 11 B&W = .15
8.5 x 11 Color = .75

Please ensure to contact individual branches on materials and/or site visit assistance.

Rome - 706-236-4607
Rockmart - 770-684-3022
Cedartown - 770-748-5644
Cave Spring - 706-777-3346

We are here to serve and will be happy to answer written queries as time allows.

Mailed to:
Rome-Floyd County Library
Special Collections
205 Riverside Parkway
Rome, Georgia 30161
(706) 236-4607

Or email
Special Collections.

Please Note:
Materials do not circulate and are
not sent out on interlibrary loan.

Copying facilities are available.
Fees generally do not exceed
$.25 per page.

Hours for Special Collections
are the same as the library






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How to begin your genealogical search

You are the beginning.

Work back from yourself using a genealogical chart (chart may be filled out online and printed or e-mailed). Go step-by-step without skipping generations. Try to follow one line at a time. Get as much data from family members and old family records as possible before venturing into libraries and courthouses.

Remember to stress the importance of geographic information in your research. Where is very important in your research.

Work out a method to organize all your information. Keep a notebook or card file. Remember to write down all information about materials you check to prevent duplicating sources.

Find a good basic guide to beginning genealogy and read it carefully. Also, the library will provide you with information on workshops and courses available to the public.

Written queries to libraries or private researchers should always be accompained by a self-addressed stamped envelope. You are more likely to have a reply if you take this simple step.

Click the link below for a free starter kit from

Family tree Starter Kit