The library maintains a definitive collection of local glass history for the years 1887 to 1920
when Fostoria was the site of thirteen glass factories, including Fostoria Glass.
A clipping file of historical and biographical Fostoria materials previous to 1970 and a comprehensive local newspaper index
from the 1970's to the present are also available for research.
Other material important to the history of the area includes:
Area newspapers on microfilm dating back to 1832
City and county directories
Area county histories
High school yearbooks