The Fountaindale Public Library District houses a collection of over 300 genealogical books, magazines and society publications as well as a selection of online genealogical databases. Whether you’re starting your just journey or you’ve been at it for years, we can help! Call us today at 630.685.4201 to book a private research appointment!
Are you looking for a place to meet other people who share your passion for ancestry? Join the Genealogy Club! We meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. The club is free and no registration is required.Every month a guest speaker covers an exciting topic or tool in the expanding field of family history. Here’s a look at our upcoming topics:
March 14: Passage to Chicago: Traveling the I&M Canal in 1860
April 11: Mapping Your Ancestor’s Military Experience
May 9: Transcribing Records for FamilySearch
June 13: Why Am I Stuck? Ten Solutions to Common Genealogical Brick Walls
July 11: Music of the First World War
August 8: “Wings” WWI Themed Silent Film Night With Live Music Accompaniment
September 12: It’s Time to Get Your Photos Organized!
October 10: O (French) Canada! A Model for Genealogists