Library staff can help with general orientation, microfilm reader/printer machines, and finding cataloged materials, but cannot provide in-depth research assistance.
Photocopies and microfilm cost 25 cents a page.
Staff members can fulfill requests for copies of obituaries from the Ashland Times-Gazette. Requests are limited to three per patron and must include exact dates of death (month/day/year).
Mailed requests may be sent to the Ashland Public Library, 224 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805. Please be sure to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for reply.
Fax requests can be sent to the library at 419-281-8552; fax requests will receive a faxed reply.
Email requests can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Patrons sending requests via email will receive the obituaries as attached images in an email reply unless otherwise requested.
Patrons with more than 3 obituary requests or seeking more extensive research must contact the Ashland Chapter OGS, P.O. Box 681, Ashland, Ohio 44805. They will perform research requests on a limited basis for a nominal fee. Patrons are also invited to attend the monthly meetings of the Ashland Chapter, OGS.
New to the library in late 2018 is digital access to the Ashland Times-Gazette, spanning 2006 up to the present date. (Note that from January 1, 2006 through present date, the database contains text-only versions of the Ashland Times-Gazette articles; full images of the entire newspaper are available from December 1, 2018 to present date.)
Ancestry, Library Edition is available to use within the library.