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Explore Your Family History with Ancestry

It’s about that time of year again when many American families gather together for Thanksgiving. As you linger over turkey and pumpkin pie, your time together may get you thinking about your family history. Lucky for you, the Library’s got you covered! In addition to the many books we offer on genealogy, your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to genealogy websites, including Ancestry and MyHeritage. Continue reading Explore Your Family History with Ancestry

Let the Library help you learn about your family history!

[Update, Jan. 2017: The lists featured here have outdated links as we switched to a new catalog in Sept. 2016. Search for titles referenced below, and other genealogy resources, in the new catalog, or try our Ancestry.com database at a Library computer.]

Researching your family tree and not sure where to start? Here’s a printable list of some great resources we have to offer, including books to help you get organized, a premium database available in the library, Ancestry.com, and links to other great sources of genealogical data. The list also contains catalog links so you can check availability. You’ll find some of these titles on display in September in the Nonfiction area of the Library.

Genealogy Books