Explore your story and history and that of others.

Person researches her family history on a computer at the library (Links to library locations where users can access Ancestry.com)

Use Ancestry, the most popular genealogy resource, free at your library.

Three people admire art at the museum (Links to Museum Passes information)

Learn more about local history with a museum pass.

Young person does research on a laptop (Links to Gale Biography online resource)

Find fascinating people from throughout history and present day.

Genealogy, History and Biography books

Library Resources

Enjoy these resources free with your library card.

Genealogy resources >

Explore your family history and discover long-lost relatives with HeritageQuest Online and My Heritage. 

History resources >

Learn more about history with the History Study Center and History e-books (GVRL) 

Additional Resources

Tacoma Public Library >
Find more historical information in the
Northwest Room from our friends at the Tacoma Public Library.