Visiting and Contacting the Winder Room

The Minnie Crawford Winder Room is open the same hours as Main Library and has an information specialists on duty to help researchers. Please see our locations and hours page for specific times and directions.


The Winder Room has a self service copier located in the room. The Microfilm room has 3 Microfilm/Microfiche reader/printers. There are four Microfilm readers available for browsing the microfilm collection. The price for any size of Black & White copy is .10 cents and color is .50 cents.  We are able to copy on Letter, Legal and Ledger size paper.  We also offer the ST ViewScan II ditigal microfilm scanner.  This machine is free to use and digitally save/email images.

You can write to us at Boyd County Public Library, Genealogy Department, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. Telephone 606-329-0090.

Requests by e-mail, letter, or telephone should be specific. Staff does limited research. The fee is $6.00 per individual request. Obituaries are $1.00 each if exact date of death is given. (See our database links page for Newspaper indexes) This fee will include copies and postage if the material is located. You will be billed when the information is found and mailed.

If you’d like to contact us directly with your genealogy questions or related matters, e-mail us at: [email protected]