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AACA Library

& Research Center

America's Automotive Library

We offer remote research done by library staff to anyone who is interested – fill out a research request form to get started. Fees may apply.

Automobile Quarterly Duplicates

Have you always wanted to own a set of Automobile Quarterly? Or are you missing a few issues and want to fill the holes in your collection? Consider the library’s duplicate collection! We regularly have complete, or almost complete sets, along with multiple copies of duplicate issues just waiting to find a new owner. Contact the library staff for more information, or to get on the waiting list!

Automobile Quarterly Duplicates

Digitized Film Collection

Access our digitized film collection from our YouTube channel – from Glidden Tours to Jam Handy films, our digital archive has much to offer!


Digitized Film Collection

Library Closings

Please note the AACA Library & Headquarters building will be closed Thursday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday


Library Closings

Updated Fees for Library Research

The AACA Library will be implementing a newly updated fee schedule, effective July 1, 2023. Please see our Research page for details and more information.


Updated Fees for Library Research

Our New Library and Headquarters


Automotive Advertisements

Visit the AACA Library’s Automotive Advertisement website.  Browse ads from all eras featuring your favorite manufacturers of cars, trucks, motorcycles, accessories, and more! Use the search feature to go right to your topic of choice, or browse popular tags like boats, celebrities, holidays, or travel. Found something you have to own? You can purchase it by contacting library staff. This collection is evolving as new material is scanned and uploaded.


The AACA Library and Research Center is open free to the public during our regular hours of operation for individual research. There are no fees for on-site research besides copies and digital scans.

While visiting the library you can view any of our books or look at specific information regarding one of your cars or maybe just an automobile topic that you are interested in. We offer remote research done by library staff to anyone who is interested – fill out a research request form to get started. Fees may apply.


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The AACA Forums are packed with incredible info. From restoration projects to technical issue conversations to buy/sell opportunities, our Forums are open to you.

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As a 501 (c)(3) charitable nonprofit corporation, the AACA Library & Research Center appreciates your donations whether in the form of a bequest, gift of cash, collectibles or literature.  Gifts of vehicles and automotive collectibles are welcome. All contributions are deductible from state and federal income tax to the extent allowed by law.

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