377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition can only be accessed using the library wifi or library computers.

Ancestry Library Edition lets you search family history records that include the US Federal Census (1790 to 1940), the Social Security Death Index, draft registration records, passenger lists, directories, narratives, probate, land title records, and some Canadian and UK census records.

FamilySearch

FamilySearch lets you search some genealogical records, family trees, and create your own family tree online.

New Providence Memorial Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library.  At NPML, you can view over 400 million digital original records in FamilySearch, including name indexes and images, that cannot be viewed from home.

You must use the library computers (or a device connected to library wifi) to access the additional records on FamilySearch.  Ask for a computer guest pass at the front desk if you plan to use one of the computers. Then go to Family Search and log in with your personal login.

FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most Family History Center-only databases, but not all. You may need to visit a Family History Center for some records.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest allows you to search Census records, books (family and local histories), wills & probate records, city directories, military records, immigration records, the Social Security Death Index, cemeteries and more.  

Cold weather is upon us!

Do you think about curling up with a good book?  We are, of course, the home of good books.  And lots more.  We have some fantastic streaming services where you can get premium content for free.  We have ebooks and eaudiobooks so that you can curl up with your mobile device.  Winter is a great time to plan your exploration of new worlds and Mango Languages can help.  Can't get to the library for your tutoring session?  Check out Brainfuse and get personal assistance for free!

If you do decide to step out, join us for crafts, story times, interest clubs, movie discussions, book clubs and great concerts.   Oh, and don't forget AfterWords, our bookstore downstairs, for great deals on books you never have to return!

We've just scratched the surface of all the programming and resources we offer.  Get the complete picture on our Event Calendar.

 

377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311