Genealogy & Local History
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Family Research - How do I start?
Posted by mmulholl on 05/13/14
Not sure how to start looking for your ancestors? Register for any of the Beginner's Help in Genealogy classes on the second Thursday evening of each month. Jacquie Schattner will show you how to take those first steps to starting your family research. Next class is June 12.
The Kathrine Shackley Room for Local History and Genealogy (located on the first floor) includes:
- Books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, and access to several online databases
- An extensive microfilm collection
- Local church records
- Various Arlington High School yearbooks
- Information on the subdivisions, people, places and events of Arlington Heights
- Three microform readers with print capability.
- Two readers have the additional capability to email or save images to a flash drive.
- Readers can be used to read personal microfilm or microfiche.
- Genealogy databases
- Local history databases
- Clio (available in the library): Digital genealogy books and county histories from several Midwest and Eastern states.
Local organization offering education and programs in family history research.