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404 West Pike Street    Clarksburg, WV 26301    Phone: 304-627-2236    Fax: 304-627-2239

Reference Department

Have a question? Need help figuring out how to research a topic? Not finding a subject? Why not ask a librarian? Call, stop by, or email ( the Reference Desk on the second floor. The Reference Librarian on duty will be happy to help you find the answers to these questions and more.


Available Resources Include: 

  • Online Databases to help your research project
  • City Directories and Local Phone Books
  • The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram on microfilm dating back to 1967
  • United States & West Virginia Legal Code Books
  • Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and more . . .

Questions about West Virginia History or Genealogy should be directed to The West Virginia Collection.

Obituary Lookup

The Library has issues of the local newspapers dating back to 1967 available on microfilm. Please use the form below to request obituaries from 1967-present.

For information regarding obituaries prior to 1967 or to request an obituary, please contact the Reference Librarian: 304-627-2236 or