Dig Into Your Past!

Groundbreaking Reads logoStart digging into your family history with this beginners’ genealogy workshop. You’ll find basic information about where to start, the most useful resources, and help with your first pedigree chart. Presented by the Twin Ports Genealogy Society.

Thursday, August 1, Main Library Green Room, 5:30 pm 

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Genealogy Resources Workshop

Searching For your Ancestors?

Join Duluth Public Library Reference staff as they demonstrate genealogy databases found on the library’s website. Includes tips on using HeritageQuest and Ancestry Library Edition.

Tuesday, April 17, 7-8 P.M.
Wednesday, April 18, 1-2 P.M.

Library Green Room
No Reservations Necessary


The Library has just begun subscribing to Ancestry Library Edition, a collection of more than 4,000 genealogical databases including over 2 billion names. Ancestry provides U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; a Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index; Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); and World War I Draft Registration Cards. Ancestry is available only on computers in the downtown library and in the Mt. Royal and City Center West branch libraries.