Thursday, February 11, 2010

"Digging for your Roots” introduces interested patrons to the Library’s genealogy web services, Ancestry®.com and Heritage Quest® located on the Library’s website,

Presenter Beverly McFarland, Library Director, explains the available sources and how to navigate the databases.

Answers await everyone at Ancestry ® Library Edition, which brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. With thousands of collections that contain billions of names, unlock the story of your family with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. is available only at the Library on the public computers.

Discover the amazing history of your family with HeritageQuest® Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. Heritage Quest Online is available from your home computer on the Library’s website by logging in with your library card.

Join us on February 24 at 2pm
Location: Public Library in the Archive Room
For more information call 575-258-3704