With a genealogist on staff, regular meetups and networking, plus online and print resources, Schaumburg Township District Library can help with your family research.
Genealogy Group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. There is no fee, no registration is required, and it’s open to anyone. Attend and you’ll find:
- Renowned speakers with expertise on genealogy topics
- Break-out groups focusing on various nationalities
- Help for beginners
- Attendees happy to share their experiences and knowledge
Genealogy Research Tools
Search the popular genealogy research website for free, including censuses, vital records, passenger lists, family histories and more.
Search U.S. census records, city directories, digitized family and local history books and more.
Obituaries and death notices from more than 3,600 newspapers across the United States.
Research your family history with primary documents from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I and World War II.
Access even more genealogy research databases, including newspaper archives and more.
The National Archives and Records Administration is the nation’s record keeper, including providing access to access to historic census records from 1790 to 1940.
The Cook County Clerk offers access to historical vital records from Cook County, Illinois through its website, including:
- Birth certificates 75 years or older
- Marriage licenses 50 years or older
- Death certificates 20 years or older