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heritage quest

A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources complete with primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

indianola newspapers

The Library maintains a list of Indianola newspapers on microfilm that can be used in the library.


Search full-text articles by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. A one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

genealogy resources

Historical Maps from the Iowa DOT
IAGenWeb Project
Iowa Genealogical Society
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
Warren County Genealogical Society
Warren County Historical Society

Genealogy Requests

The Indianola Public Library maintains a collection of local history and genealogy materials. This collection is intended to help persons who are interested in conducting genealogy research.

Our Genealogy Research Policy

Genealogy requests can be submitted online by clicking HERE.