Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Now available (during the pandemic only) from home! With Ancestry Library Edition, you can search 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.

The password is the first 5 digits of your library card number. Enter the password below to access Ancestry.

Please enter the password to see the content

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 may use the library computers or your own laptop connected to the library wifi to access them on FamilySearch. 

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.

You may search HeritageQuest from home.

Upcoming Events

Apr 10 12:00AM-Library Closed
Apr 12 12:00AM-Library Closed
Apr 21 07:30PM-Library Board of Trustees Meeting
May 09 10:00AM-Financial Literacy for Teens
May 09 11:30AM-Club Phoenix

While you're at home..

Even though NPML is closed until further notice and all programs are suspended until at least 5/1, we still have lots of content to explore.  Many of our online platforms are making additional resources available during this time and we have been creating content as well.  Check our slideshow and website, particularly Services and Books & Research tabs and facebook page for daily updates.

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