Genealogy classes

Build your family tree

All skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced.

Learn how to:

  • find the best sites for historical newspapers and books
  • save, organize and print from these sites
  • find and use census information
  • find and use library databases including Ancestry International, World Vitals Records, ProQuest and historical maps

Resources

We also have resources online and in our collection to help you put together the pieces of your family’s past.

Staff Picks

Historic Map Works
An extensive digital map collection, with more than 400,000 high-resolution, full-color historic maps.

Proquest Historical Newspapers
Historical newspapers provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

U.S. History in Context
Covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.