Mission and Access to the Leonia Local History Archives
The Local History Archive contains resources relevant to Leonia only. The purpose of the collection is to provide access to the Borough's history through study and research. The primary mission is to acquire and preserve original documents and photographs related to that history. Further, to make those materials available to the public and future generations in digital format.
Inquiries about the collection and materials can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or to 201-592-5770.
Individuals may visit the local history room by appointment only.
Please call the library at 201-592-5770.
Archive Rules - Download Archive Rules
In the archive no food or drink or the use of ink is allowed.
Pencils are provided.
Photocopying of original material is not permitted except in rare cases.
Photography is allowed (digital cameras work extremely well on printed matter).
Elementary age children should be accompanied by an adult.
Archival material may not be taken out.
download historical information
History of Leonia
Learn about the history of Leonia with this brief history of the town.
A Brief History of Leonia
The Leonia Library
Local History Collection includes:
Yearbooks (1926 - 2013)
Brochures, and flyers
Diaries and journals
Borough publications and records
Photographs and slides
*Newspapers - our collection of Leonia Life newspapers is currently being digitized and is NOT available in physical format. Some years are currently available on our databases (8/29/09 - 11/11/16), but all other years in our collection are being digitized. These materials will be made available soon on our website. However, these materials are available upon direct email request as we can send any items to you via email. Please contact Assistant Director Elizabeth Bender with any requests or inquiries regarding our Leonia Life newspaper collections - email@example.com.