eLibrary Spotlight: Genealogy Resources

Find your family with one of our eCollections

Ancestry Library Edition
This collection has approximately 4,000 databases, including U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930, the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps, a biographical index, DAR information, a Social Security Index, and a strong Civil War collection. The Ancestry Library Edition will be accessible from home through December 31, 2021.

MyHeritage is the place for discovering, sharing, and preserving family history.  It contains information from World Vital Records and FamilyLink. 

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 to today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. It includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

Check out an eMagazine from OverDrive 

Family Tree and Family Tree UK

eBooks and eAudio

Genealogy & Heraldry eBooks at hoopla

Find Your Family - Genealogy and Family History Guides 

Family History Found - Genealogy and Family History Narratives

Family History crafts from CreativeBug

Journal of Family Life
Capture and elevate the small, everyday moments of family life with this workshop. Amy Karol offers her trademark no-stress approach to creating a customized family journal. Use it to preserve family photos, jot down milestones, and record special stories. In this class, she shares her quick and easy approach.

Accordion Photo Album

Get pictures off of your phone or computer and turn them into a beautiful handmade album. Jody Alexander shows you how to create an accordion album that is as unique as your photo collection, and can be customized with different ways to attach photos and text. This entry-level bookmaking project turns photos into a work of art that can be displayed, given as a gift, or tucked away for posterity.

Share your family stories as part of Summer Adventure!

Exploring the history of your family, culture, or ancestry is part of celebrating A World of Stories, the theme for this year’s Summer Adventure at AC Library! We invite everyone to share their stories while also learning about others’ stories through listening, watching, and of course—reading! We would love to know how you've explored your history through the online form on our Summer Adventure website. Submit your form to get a book gift and a chance to win other prizes!

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