Update to Service Changes!

Beginning November 19 through December 6, Palatine Library is moving to just Curbside Pickup appointments. No Curbside on Thanksgiving, 11/26. All Library buildings will be closed. See palatinelibrary.org/temporaryclosure for full details.

Databases

Database Type
A B C D E F G H I L M N P R S T V W

Access Newspaper Archive

400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. A great resource genealogy or historical research.

In library use only.

Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogy research tool, including census records, military records, probate records, directories, and more.

In library use only.

Ancestry.com

Access to approximately 12.7 billion genealogy records, including census records, military records, probate records, directories, and more.

In library use only. Please see a staff member to login.

Fold3.com

Access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

In Library use only. Please see a staff member to login. 

Newspapers.com

Access to 3400 U.S. newspapers from the 1700s-2000s.

In Library use only. Please see a staff member to login.