Welcome to the Herrin History Room
Use of the Herrin History Room is by appointment only. Please email or call ahead.
We have a growing collection of archival information about the City of Herrin and the Williamson County area. We also have some genealogical information about Herrin families. We have city directories and yearbooks for the Herrin Schools. We do have a large collection of Herrin newspapers on microfilm from the 1800s to about 1945.
The Herrin History Room is available for research by appointment. Please contact Linda Banks – Herrin History Room Librarian at the Herrin City Library (618) 942-6109. Linda can also be contacted at home at 942-3220 for information or to make an appointment to use the Herrin History Room for research. Linda Banks’ assistant is Lisa Carnaghi and she is also available to assist with research in person or via email.
The Herrin City Library’s “Herrin History Room” is located in the North end of the library building.
To direct research inquiries and/or questions to our Herrin History Room by email please send to firstname.lastname@example.org.