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Genealogy

African American Heritage
Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

Ancestry Library Edition (This resource can only be accessed while in the library)
The world’s most popular genealogy collection—with census reports, city directories, public records, military records, immigration and naturalization records, and more.

Fold3
A premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America’s military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.

HeritageQuest
Conduct genealogy and historical research by searching census records, family and local histories, the PERSI archive, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank applications, and the U.S. Serial Set.

Ohio Obituary Index
This resource provides an index to 3,000,000 obituaries, death and marriage notices and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day. Actual obituaries may be ordered from over 60 partner libraries.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Use to locate buildings and neighborhoods from 1867 to 1970 and study the growth of towns and cities.


  • Dec
    14

    Saturday Tales - Story Stew with The Caravan

    11:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Part rebus story, part Madlib, part Choose Your Own Adventure, part recipe, this ridiculous journey teaches participants the essential elements of a story through the use of an enormous and ever-chang...

  • Dec
    16

    Onsite Help/Ask a Techspert - Utica

    10:00 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Do you have a question about technology? Drop by or schedule an appointment about your laptop, smartphone, tablet, Kindle, software or other technology needs. Call 740.349.5509 today!

  • Dec
    16

    Onsite Help/Ask a Techspert - Buckeye Lake

    10:00 AM @ Buckeye Lake

    Do you have a question about technology? Drop by or schedule an appointment about your laptop, smartphone, tablet, Kindle, software or other technology needs. Call 740.349.5509 today!

  • Dec
    16

    Family Story Time - Hervey Memorial Branch (Utica)

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Dec
    16

    Sensory Story Time

    10:30 AM @ Downtown Newark

    Enjoy stories, songs, and sensory play for the whole family. This program is specially planned just for kids who need a more gentle, sensory sensitive story time experience.