Requests for Obituaries and other Event Notices from Solano County Newspapers
Obituary and newspaper request services will be temporarily unavailable in the Vallejo area beginning March 16, 2013 due to the John F. Kennedy Library remodel.
How can I get copies of Obituaries and other Event Notices from Solano County newspapers?
You can request copies of event notices by phone, mail or online.
To Request Online:
Use our Online Microform Photocopy Request form. An event date is required for staff to search. We will search for that date and up to two weeks after the date. Photocopies will be mailed.
To Request by Mail:
Use the Microform Photocopy Request form. Mail to the library closest to where the event occurred, from those listed below. Allow three weeks for a mail request to be filled.
To Request by Phone:
Call the library closest to where the event occurred, from those listed below. Provide the person’s full name, type of notice, date of event, place of event or last known address, and your mail and email addresses.
How much does it cost?
There is no charge for searching. There may be a fee for photocopies at ten cents per page.
What if I don’t know the date or place of death?
To find the date of death, search the Social Security Death Index or the California Death Records. We need an exact date to search for you. We search up to two weeks after that date.
If you don’t know the place of death, we’ll search microforms in all four libraries. Send your request to the library closest to the last known address.
For Fairfield area:
Fairfield Civic Center Library
1150 Kentucky Street
Fairfield CA 94533
For Rio Vista area
Rio Vista Library
44 South Second Street
Rio Vista CA 94571
For Vacaville area:
Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center
1020 Ulatis Drive
Vacaville CA 95687
For Vallejo area:
John F. Kennedy Library
505 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo CA 94590
Updated March 2013