Library Collection

Library Collection

Virginia Wheeler Martin Family History and Learning Center

Opening in November 2019, the Virginia Wheeler Martin Family History and Learning Center will be located on the second floor of Medina Library. Funded through a generation donation by Medina-native Virginia Wheeler Martin (1928-2016), the center was created to help individuals research family and local history, preserve memories, and promote creativity.  Learn more about the center’s resources for family and local history below. 

Resources for Genealogy & Local History

MCDL has a collection of books, microfilm, photographs, maps and more to help you research your ancestors.  Learn more about our holdings in this document: Genealogy Resources at MCDL.

Digital Lab

Preserve family heirlooms for future generations.  Bring in your photographs, slides, cassette tapes, home movies, and other media and convert them to digital. 

Frazier-Wheeler Collection

This archival collection documents the ancestors of Virginia Wheeler Martin.  Surnames covered include Baker, Bennett, Brandt, Crawford, Curtiss, England, Frazier, Moore, Pentz, Richardson, Wheeler and others.  Geographic coverage includes Medina, Seville, and various other locations.  The collection includes research notes, vital records, photographs and more. 

Genealogy & Local History Events

Check MCDL's Events Calendar for Genealogy & Local History Events.


Contact the Medina County District Library Genealogy Team at


Medina County District Library is grateful for donations of historic materials pertaining to Medina County, Ohio and its surrounding counties of Ashland, Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, and Wayne.  Contact for more information on donating to the collection.