Category Archives: Fountaindale Public Library District

Free Family History Writing Class – Thrifty Thursday

Is your family story too good to keep in the family?  Was great-grandpa a train robber?  Was great-great grandma a college graduate?  Your family may be littered with black sheep and canonized saints, but that won’t keep their stories alive … Continue reading

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Szabados gives tip on Find My Past Ireland, Holik-Urban publishes meeting review, and Bockman chronicles genealogy trip to France

During last night’s Genealogy Club meeting, our speaker Steve Szabados gave me a new Irish genealogy website to preview: http://www.findmypast.ie. I’m a very big fan of findmypast.co.uk, which is a genealogy website for England, Wales, and the Isle of Man.  … Continue reading

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Ancestry Library Edition available for in-library use only

Due to vendor contracts, the library will be unable to provide home access to Ancestry Library Edition.  However, the library will continue to provide remote access to  HeritageQuest, the Chicago Tribune Historical Archive, and America’s Obituaries. You can access Ancestry … Continue reading

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June’s Genealogy Roundup: News and updates from FPLD

If you can’t beat the heat in your house, then head for the library! The Fountaindale Public Library just updated its database offerings with Mango Languages, Universal Class, and full access to the Chicago Tribune Historic Newspaper Archive.  All these … Continue reading

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