We Have Amazing Resources to Help You!

No matter where you are, or where your ancestors were from, we’re here to help you succeed in discovering your family history.

Here are some of the ways we can help:

  • Getting Started in Genealogy Research – If you are just wondering about or getting started in researching your family history, we have several helpful resources available resources for you (and, they are free!).
  • Learning opportunities – No matter what your experience level, continue to build your research skills and understanding of records that might hold the answers to your questions. Some of our previous programs have been recorded, and are available to our members for on-demand viewing.
  • Our Library – Our library collection holds more than 11,000 items, with materials pertaining to all U.S. States and some foreign countries. Search our online catalog to see what we have that could help you in your research!
  • Shawnee County resources – We are familiar with local resources, and have compiled numerous indexes and finding aids to make your search for Shawnee County ancestors or historical figures so much easier. Check out our online searchable databases, with more than 300,000 records at your fingertips! You’ll also want to download our free Guide to Research in Shawnee County, and keep it readily available.
  • Free Downloadable Forms and Worksheets – Keeping track of all of the names, dates and relationships in your family tree can become overwhelming. Use our free downloadable forms to help organize and analyze your family history information.
  • Research Assistance We’re Here to Help! – If you are not able to research in-person, we will be happy to check locally-available resources on your behalf. See our Research Services page for more detail.
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