In 2001, Congress declared October as National Family History Month in the United States. It is a time to remember our roots and celebrate our family’s unique stories and history. If you’re an amateur genealogist looking to research your family tree, we’re here to help! Utilize our many resources to help you in your search to discover your family’s history.

In addition to the eResources listed below, we have an array of genealogy webinars, handouts, events and local historic information to help guide your genealogical research. Learn more…

eResources

Access our many genealogical eResources free of charge with your library card.

African American Heritage
Connect to a community of research experts, and access a comprehensive mix of records, resources and tools exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

Ancestry.com (In Library Access Only)
Discover your family’s history using this collection containing more than 4,000 databases and 1.5 billion names cover the U.S. and U.K. Please note: This resource is free to use when inside the library.

FamilySearch
Discover the largest genealogy organization in the world featuring records, resources and services to help you learn more about your family history.

Findmypast (In Library Access)
Access over 2 billion historical records including US censuses as far back as 1790, the largest collection of Irish records online and US military records from the Revolutionary War up to World War II. Must access resource in the library.

Fold3
Access a vast selection of genealogical and historical resources, including military service records, city directories, newspapers, vital records and much more.

MyHeritage
Search billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.