Huron Library logoOur Services

  • We will provide on-site access to databases and other materials to help you during your visit.
  • The library's Online Databases and Digital Archives can help you with your genealogy research. 
  • You are encouraged to call us first before making a trip to the library.
  • Reference staff will help you determine if the library's collection contains the material needed for your research.
  • Limited quick searches are offered for those unable to travel to the library in person.
  • Huron Public Library staff does not do in-depth family history research.

South Dakota Room Collection

  • Huron newspaper on microfilm (19 July 1883 - present). NOTE: Newspapers are not indexed.
  • Huron High School Yearbooks 
  • Huron College / Huron University Annuals
  • City of Huron Directories 
  • Huron Area Telephone Books 
  • Beadle County Directories
  • Family History Files
  • McEwen Township Books
  • McEwen Pioneer Books

Microfilm Copies

  • Black and white - $ 0.15 per page


  • Balck and white - $ 0.15 per page
  • Color - $ 0.25 per page

Not Available at the Library

  • Baptismal records
  • Cemetery records
  • Land records

Please contact the South Dakota Department of Health for information on ordering birth, marriage, divorce, and death records. The Department charges a $15 fee per certified or informational copy of birth, death, marriage, or divorce record, verification, or notification of record searched.

For land records contact the Beadle County Register of Deed.