Genealogy & Local History

We are now a FamilySearch Affiliate!!

As of Monday 10 September 2018 the Cary Public Library has a whole new level of access to records on ...
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GENEALOGY INTEREST GROUP
Sunday, January 20, 2-3:30 pm
Librarian Nancy Gaynor will discuss what the Library’s new Affiliate status with FamilySearch means. Bring your questions and your laptop (or use one of ours). You will have time to do some of your own work during this session.

YOU’VE FOUND YOUR GERMAN TOWN OF ORIGIN, NOW WHAT?
Sunday, February 17, 2-3:30 pm
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin focuses on how to get records for German towns and will discuss verifying location, finding historical jurisdictions, records for that town and more.

Online Genealogy Library Resources:

Ancestry

In Library Only!

Fold3

Military Records

Heritage Quest

Documents

IDA

Local History

Additional Online Resources:

Family Search

Find A Grave

McHenry County Genealogical Society

Illinois Genealogical Society


Local History Collection:

Items in our local history collection include Cary-Grove High School yearbooks (years 1968, 1972-present), Cary veteran photo compilation, Cary Garden Club records, Cary Cemetary gravestone photos, and more.