Over 25,000 books and journals are available and searchable through the Local History Online Catalog. These include an extensive collection of books on Champaign County, other Illinois counties, and states that served as migration routes to Champaign County. We also collect family genealogies and subscribe to over 100 genealogical and local history journals.

Champaign County History Books Online

City Directories (1878-1950)

Early History and Pioneers of Champaign County (1886) 

Portrait and Biographical Album of Champaign County, Ill. (1887)

The Biographical Record of Champaign County Ill. (1900)

The History of Champaign Champaign County by J.O. Cunningham (1905)

A Standard History of Champaign County Illinois: Volume 1 and Volume 2  (1918)