Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Ancestry Library Edition

The world's most popular genealogy database is temporarily accessible from home with your Glenview Library Card. Find everything you need to get started on your family history. Look for your ancestors in census and immigration records or search for birth, marriage and death documents.

To access Ancestry from home, go to the Glenview Public Library website.

Click on "Research 24/7" and then on "Genealogy."

On our Genealogy Resources Page, you'll find all of our Ancestry and all of our genealogy databases. You will need your Glenview Library Card number to login.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Adding Branches To Your Family Tree Using DNA

Keep up-to-date with the latest trends in genealogy and technology by watching some of the archived 2020 RootsTech sessions at

In the above video, genealogist Angie Bush explains how to use your DNA results to grow your family tree. It's a nice introduction to genetic genealogy and Bush gives some great examples on how DNA can help break down your brick walls.