Discover your heritage at the Volusia County Public Library system, which will offer six introductory genealogy programs in March.
Genealogy librarians Kim Dolce and Richard Burrow will discuss the tools and techniques for genealogy research during these free programs at the county’s six regional library branches:
Reservations are not required. For more information, call one of the library branches.
All 13 library branches offer a variety of genealogy resources, including how-to books and access to public computers. The Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island and the DeLand Regional Library have dedicated rooms that house in-depth genealogy collections with city directories, family history books, newspaper microfilm and computers.
Library card holders can use the library’s free genealogy databases, which include Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest.com, 3Fold.com and American’s Historic Newspapers. The databases are available on the library’s website, www.volusialibrary.org. Ancestry.com can be accessed only at library branches.
Most of the regional libraries also host genealogy groups that hold monthly meetings and have members who will help others with their searches. Check the calendar at www.volusialibrary.org for upcoming meeting and topics.