The branch is closed Monday December 12 at 2 pm to Thursday December 15 for a renovation. Extended Access is not available. The branch is expected to reopen Thursday December 15, 4-8 pm. Thank you for your patience.
For a number of years, Local History & Archives, under contract to Industry Canada, created a number of digital sites highlighting aspects of Hamilton's history. These sites are still available to access.
Library and Archives Canada Canada's national collection of books, historical documents, government records, photos, films, maps, music...and more.
Industrial Hamilton: The Trail to the Future This site gives an overview of Hamilton’s industrial history as well as histories of specific industries, past and present. It also includes histories of the railways and street railways in Hamilton.