Fountaindale Public Library District · Public Presentations

Be There or Be Square: FPLD Genealogy Club Speaker Schedule updated! – Motivation Monday

What do you have to lose?  Make a resolution to attend more Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club programs! We have three great speakers ready to help motivate you to success!  The FPLD Genealogy Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m in Meeting Room A of the Fountaindale Public Library. UPCOMING… Continue reading Be There or Be Square: FPLD Genealogy Club Speaker Schedule updated! – Motivation Monday

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June’s Genealogy Roundup: News and updates from FPLD

If you can’t beat the heat in your house, then head for the library! The Fountaindale Public Library just updated its database offerings with Mango Languages, Universal Class, and full access to the Chicago Tribune Historic Newspaper Archive.  All these resources are free to use in the library or at home with your library card.… Continue reading June’s Genealogy Roundup: News and updates from FPLD

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Genealogy 101 class offered online through FPLD’s Universal Class database!

Newbies take note! The Fountaindale Public Library now offers a Genealogy 101 class online for free through our Universal Class Database! Our Universal Class Database is open to all FPLD card holding patrons, and can be accessed from our Computer Lab & Local History room during library business hours or from your home 24/7 via… Continue reading Genealogy 101 class offered online through FPLD’s Universal Class database!

State Specific Research

Oh, Indiana!: Searching the ‘Crossroads of America’ for Genealogy Records

Indiana can be a difficult place to conduct genealogy research.  There are few states which seem to have so few apparent records as Indiana, which can make any researcher wary of looking for ancestors in the ‘Crossroads of America’. We’ve had three patrons in two weeks ask a few of the same questions: How do… Continue reading Oh, Indiana!: Searching the ‘Crossroads of America’ for Genealogy Records