Through's Library Edition, you can do your family genealogy - FOR FREE. For the foreseeable future, the website is allowing home access for library patrons!


Ancestry® Library Edition is a history and genealogy resource that includes more than 7,000 databases with billions of historical records on individuals, families, and places.


Sources include censuses, vital records (birth, death, marriage), immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, and maps from around the world.


It is available to all public libraries in the state of Maine. To get started, review this tutorial video, provided by the Maine State Library. (The introductory video requires Flash®. If you don't have flash you will be guided to download it.


Or just come into the Library and we'll help you log on and get you started! 

Chase Emerson Memorial Library   
PO Box 9    17 Main Street     Deer Isle, Maine 04627

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