The Virginiana Collection is located at the Yorktown Library. This collection contains books, maps, photographs, DVDs and microfilm on the history of Virginia and York County. A variety of genealogy resources are also available. With over 1,000 items in the collection, most are non-circulating. However, some are available to check out. A small sample of items in the collection is listed below.
- York County South Directories from 1965 to 1999 (also known as Polk or crisscross directories)
- York Town Crier newspaper bound, microfilmed or loose copies from 1978 to present
- 1790-1920 Census Records on microfilm
- Colonial Families of York County, Virginia, Vol. 1-2 by Christopher DeMarco
- A Legislative History of the Trustees of the Town of York by William C. Hackworth
- York County, Virginia Deeds, Orders, Wills, etc. abstracted and compiled by various authors
Virginia in the Civil War
- The Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series published by H.E. Howard, Inc. centers on the battles, leaders, cities and significant events associated with the Civil War in Virginia
- The Virginia Regimental Histories Series published by H.E. Howard, Inc. includes a detailed roster of soldiers who served in particular units
- Virginia in the Civil War (DVD) produced by the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech
- Virginia Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 edited by Janet B. Hewett
- The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, edited by Frederick A. Virkus
- Colonial Families of the United States of America, Vols. 1-7, edited by George Norbury MacKenzie
- The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York 1846-1851, edited by Ira A. Glazier
- Genealogies of Virginia Families from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
- Genealogies of Virginia Families from the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine
- Genealogies of Virginia Families from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine
- The Big Book of Virginia Ghost Stories by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- Civil War Ghosts of Virginia by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- The Ghosts of Charlottesville and Lynchburg-and nearby environs by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- The Ghosts of Fredericksburg-and nearby environs by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- The Ghosts of Richmond-and nearby environs by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- The Ghosts of Tidewater-and nearby environs by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- The Ghosts of Virginia by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- Ghosts of Virginia's Tidewater by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- The Ghosts of Williamsburg-and nearby environs by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- Haunted Virginia by L.B. Taylor, Jr.
- A Treasury of True Ghostly Humor by L.B. Taylor, Jr.