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Ancestry Library Edition

A premier genealogy resource. Includes U.S. and worldwide census, immigration, military and vital records collections.

In-library use only. Just access one of our devices or bring your own and log into our WiFi. No library card needed.

(To search census records and public directories from home, try HeritageQuest).

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Ancestry® Library Edition, powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.

Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

And, with ongoing updates and new content always being added, you’ll keep coming back to discover more.

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Heritage Quest

U.S. Census and other genealogy sources. U.S. Federal Censuses, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War records and more. (tutorial)