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America’s Genealogy Bank

Easily search and browse more than a billion genealogy records from 1690 to the present, including obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military & government documents, and more.

AncestryPlus Library Edition

For genealogy research, including census, vital, church, court and immigration records.  This resource is only available in the Library.

Chicago Tribune Current Newspapers

Comprehensive coverage back to 1985 plus the latest news from the Chicago area, the nation and the world every day.

Chicago Tribune Historical Newspapers

Browse complete issues or search full text articles from the Chicago Tribune archives (1849-1989) including obituaries and death notices.


For genealogy research including U.S. Federal census records, PERSI Archive, local and family history books and more.