FOR USE INSIDE THE LIBRARY ONLY. Delve into your family history with census, church, court, and immigration records.
Searchable newspaper archive, cover-to-cover from 1849 to 1995.
FOR USE INSIDE THE LIBRARY ONLY. Make an account and use the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world. As an affiliate library, Northbrook card holders have access to over 2 billion digitized records, including 400 million images that are currently not available to the public outside of our library.
FOLD3 by Ancestry provides access to U.S. military records including stories, photos and personal document of the men and women who served.
Explore genealogical records from 1704 – today, including hard-to-find obituary content from the mid 1900’s, coverage from all 50 states, and original obituary images from historical newspapers. The Chicago Tribune has coverage from 1860 - 2000.
Discover your family history through census records and more. Special collections include Revolutionary War documents and Freedman’s Bank for African-American genealogy.
In affiliation with the Museum of Jewish Heritage, this easy-to-use genealogy website features tens of millions of records, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry research and find family members.
Tutorials to help become more comfortable using eBooks apps, language learning tools, streaming movies, and research databases as well as social media tutorials for Facebook, Linked-In, Goodreads, Twitter, etc.