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Genealogy/Local History

ancestry.com - This genealogy website gives you access to a wide variety of databases; census records, military records, immigration records, and much more.
Heritage Quest - This genealogy database gives you access to information about people found in U.S. Census records and genealogy-related books and articles.
FamilySearch - We are now a FamilySearch Affiliate Library! Free genealogy database maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Fold3-provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

Access from Home

Under Construction, for further assistance call 815-740-2666 at Adult Services Desk.
  Joliet History - The Joliet Public Library offers the researcher of genealogy and local history a variety of materials and collections.
US Census Bureau - Learn how the U.S. Census Bureau serves America as the leading source of quality data about our people, business and economy.  
  IDPH - Each year, IDPH records about a half million vital record events (births, deaths, marriages, divorces, adoptions and abortions) as mandated by state statutes and federal uniform data collection requirements.





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