Coloma Public Library

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Quiet Study Room

The library offers a quiet study room for use by individuals as well as groups of up to 4 people. The room is available on a first-come, first served basis.

Local History Room

The mission of the Local History Room is to provide access to materials with historic value to Coloma as well as supporting materials from surrounding communities. These materials are available to the general public for research.  Some materials may check out while others must be used on site.

Items Found in our Local History Room:

  • Coloma Courier/Watervliet Record/Tri-City Record from 1893- Present (Most Coloma Obituaries indexed.)
  • 1870 Census Index
  • Coloma High School Yearbooks 1952-Present
  • Coloma, Berrien County, Michigan Then and Now 1834-1984
  • Various Cemetery Records in Berrien Country by: BerrienCounty Genealogical Society
  • Articles from Herald Palladium about Coloma 1914-Present
  • Marriage and Death Records and Obituaries
  • Persons Born Before 1867 Cemetery Records by D.A.R (1930)
  • National Genealogical Society Quarterly Various Issues 1919-1979
  • Index to Mexican War Pension
  • Index to Old Wars Pension Files (1815-1926)
  • Index to Volunteer Soldiers in Indian Wars and Disturbances (1815-1858)
  • Index to U.S. Military Pension Application of Remarried Widows for Service (1812-1911)
  • Index to Pension Application for Indian Wars and Service (1817-1898)
  • Index to Volunteer Soldiers 1784-1811
  • Index of War of 1812 Pension Files
  • Pennsylvania German Immigrants (1709-1786)
  • Various Back Issues of the New England Historical Register (1993-2004)
  • Various Back Issues of Illinois Quarterly Genealogy (Summer 1969-Winter 1989)
  • Munsey’s Magazine October 1898-September 1899
  • Michigan Heritage 1970-1973
  • Family Trails (Spring 1967- Winter of 1979)

    Community Room

    The Community Room is available to rent for certain types of events to patrons residing within the Coloma Public Library’s service area.  The agreement form may be emailed to or given in person at the Library’s Help Desk.

    The Community Room serves as an official polling location for the City of Coloma. The Community Room will not be available for rent the day before or after an election date.