The Boersma Genealogy Room offers a comprehensive collection of materials to aid patrons in their genealogical pursuits, including local history records, how-to research books, and regional plat maps. Patrons can also peruse back issues of The Coopersville Observer on the microfilm reader. The room is additionally equipped with a scanner to digitize old photos and documents.
The library offers online resources for genealogists as well. Digitized copies of The Coopersville Observer and Coopersville High School yearbooks are posted on the library’s website. Access to Ancestry: Library Edition is accessible to patrons in the building, whether using public computers or personal mobile devices.
The Genealogy Club meets once a month to discuss a variety of research topics and learn about featured resources in the library’s collection. Follow the Genealogy Club Facebook page to keep up-to-date on events and other listings.