Monday 1-4 p.m.
Tuesday 5-8 p.m.
Thursday 1-4 p.m.
Guidelines for the use of the New York State Vital Records Index:
◊ 1. Fiche may only be requested by citing the desired fiche number, which patrons may determine by consulting
Hartwig's Finding Guide to the NY State Vital Records Indexes.
◊ 2. A Broome County Public Library card, a driver's license, or another acceptable photo ID is required,
and will be held by the staff while fiche is in use.
◊ 3. Patrons may request 5 (five) at one time, with no daily limit.
◊ 4. Patrons must sign in on a log sheet.
At the conclusion of fiche usage, patrons are asked to note the number of fiche used on the log sheet.
◊ 5. Fiche may only be used in the Local History & Genealogy Center.
◊ 6. Photocopying is strictly prohibited.
◊ 7. Staff reserves the right to limit time on fiche readers to one hour (based upon demand.)
◊ 8. No reservations will be taken for fiche readers.
◊ 9. Fiche readers will be shut off and fiche re-filed 10 minutes before closing.
◊ 10. Fiche research requests by telephone cannot be accommodated.
Research fees can be found on the Local History & Genealogy Department's home page under
"Brochures & Request Forms,"
and then under