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Whether you're a seasoned genealogist or a budding family historian, we have the resources you need. is a treasure trove of information and a great place to get started. Be warned: clear your schedule, because you'll be in deep! There's also Heritage Hub for obituaries and death records going back more than 200 years, Fold3 for military records and more.

Genealogy Research Tools

Ancestry Library Edition

Search the popular genealogy research website for free, including censuses, vital records, passenger lists, family histories and more. Note: Ancestry will temporarily be available for at-home use through at least December 31, 2021. 


Research your family history with primary documents from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I and World War II.


View genealogical records from a database maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Creation of a free personal account is required. Schaumburg Library is a FamilySearch affiliate. Some content is restricted and available for in-Library use only.

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