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What's Happening at the
New Genealogy Databases
Are you interested in your family history? Would
you like to find out information about your ancestors? The Library
now offers access to the following genealogy databases within the
Ancestry Library Edition
-Billions of records with family information including the U.S. Census,
military records, and immigration records
-Extensive Canadian and international collections from the United
Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, and Scandinavian countries
-Over 20,000 book titles covering family histories and local histories
-U.S. Federal Census information from 1790-1930
-Periodical Source Index that covers 6,300 genealogy and local history
periodicals since 1800
-Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files
-Freedman's Bank Records from 1865-1874
Speak Up, Please!
Do you have a suggestion? A compliment?
Or a complaint? We'd like to hear from you! Share your thoughts by
filling out an
online suggestion form.
Public Fax and Scanner
The Library now has a fax
and scanner available for public use. Scan documents and photos to
a USB device, printer, or email address for free. Fax service is
available for $1.00 per page.
Paper Retriever Program
Recycling is one of the
simplest things you can do to reduce waste and conserve resources.
Look for the green and yellow bin in the North parking lot. There
you can deposit all your household paper: newspapers, catalogs,
magazines, old mail and school/office papers. Not only does this
benefit our planet as a whole, but the Library as well!
Museum Adventure Pass
The Museum Adventure Pass allows free
entry to many museums in the area including Brookfield Zoo, Chicago
Botanic Garden, Oak Lawn Children's Museum, and more! Click
here to find
out more information.