Preserve Your Heritage
Research Helps
Family Activities
Library Resources

We have a variety of scanners for digitizing photographs, slides, and negatives here at our library. In addition, we can help you digitize VHS tapes, cassette recordings and old reel to reel tapes.

Explore your areas of interest by clicking on the links in the right column.

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One of the most satisfying aspects of Family History work is finding new family members through research efforts. Researching has become significantly easier with the help of multiple search services, "Record Hints", and such. So many different types of records are on-line now, such as Census Records, Military Draft Records, City Directories, Probates & Wills, birth, marriage, and death certificates, obituaries, and more.
This site will help you with information about the variety of resources available to you. Feel free to explore them. New information is added often, so please check back periodically.

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Family Fun Games

We have quite a few fun family games that will introduce and teach your family about their ancestors. Try some of them out!

Family History Video Collection

Explore our family history video collection. We will continue to add to this over time.

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Library Resources

Did you know that our library is NOT just a place for genealogical research? In addition to classes on a variety of family history topics, we also have equipment to help with preserving photographs, audio tapes, & VHS movies.

Importance of Record Sources

There is a saying "Genealogy Without Documentation is Mythology". You will find that probably most of the individuals on your family tree will have "Facts", but NO "Sources" attached to them.

FACTS are the dates, places, and other information that has been entered for an individual, like the birth date and place, marriage date, death place and date, and so on. How would you know if the birth date and place are accurate?

SOURCES are the documents or documentation that actually shows that a birth, marriage, death, or other event actually happened. It is those sources that have become increasingly easier to find as more records come on-line.

Helpful links to explore: