wnfrhc_buildingThe West Nebraska Family Research & History Center boasts as having one of the premier collections of local historical and genealogical research materials in western Nebraska. While there are certainly other collections available in the panhandle, we are confident that most of what you may be looking for can be found in our facility.  If we don’t have it, we know where to find it.






  • Hours & Holiday Schedule - The Center is normally open six days per week and is available to everyone.  Since we rely entirely on the generosity of our volunteers, its possible that the facility may have to be closed unexpectedly, but that happens very rarely.  Inclement weather during the winter months may prevent a staff member from opening, but once again, […]
  • We Are Volunteers - Our facility is staffed entirely by wonderfully talented volunteers who are committed to helping our patrons find the resources they need to research their family’s history.  The staff has worked tirelessly over many years to create and maintain a research facility anyone would be proud to call home.  The environment is warm and inviting and promises to remain in the forefront […]
  • Library Policies - The West Nebraska Family Research & History Center is a small institution that rarely fills to capicity and we don’t normally have a problem with unruly patrons so our policies are minimal at best, but there are a few that must be enforced.  They are:   Please remember that this facility is staffed entirely by […]
  • Site Under Construction - This website is under construction so please pardon our “dust”.  New features are being developed and will be added soon.