We have 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! Follow the links below to browse our resources, handouts, webinars, events and more.
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Discover your family history with our treasure trove of Genealogy eResources. Access popular subscription-based resources that are perfect for anyone looking to explore local history or uncover family secrets. We’ve also included some popular free resources at the bottom of the page.
Our Local History Room offers a non-circulating collection of genealogical and area-specific books, maps, microfilm and more. The space has two database research computers, a digital microfilm machine, a digital book scanner and a low-vision reading machine.
Browse our collection of recorded webinars and handouts from previous genealogy events. You can also check out our YouTube channel for recordings of our Genealogy Club meetings. Those are typically published to YouTube the day after a meeting and stay up for 30 days.