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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry: Library Edition is powered by the world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource Ancestry.com. 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.

Access Ancestry Library Edition

Note: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Ancestry is now available from outside the Library. Please use the login form below for access. Offsite access is available until December 15th, 2021.

Access Ancestry with your Library card number and PIN

14 digits with no spaces
If you do not know your PIN, please contact your local library

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