Research Services

Illinois Room: This special collection includes obituary records, cemetery indexes, census records, military information, Ottawa city directories & fire insurance maps, LaSalle county directories, atlases, and plat books.


Obituary Records: A staff member will locate, print, and mail obituaries listed in the index for a fee of $5.00 per name, prepaid. Please make checks payable to Reddick Public Library District.


Ottawa Newspaper on Microfilm: The Ottawa newspaper (under its various names) is available on microfilm from May 23,1840 to June 2014.