Genealogy

African American Heritage  (New)  Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

Ancestry Library Edition (accessible "in library" ONLY)

Fold3  (New)  A premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America's military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.

Heritage Quest  (New)  Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.

Ottawa County Genealogical Society

Ottawa County Historical Society

R.B. Hayes Obituary Index  An index to over 3,500,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices & other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day. Actual obits may be ordered from over 60 partner libraries

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps   Find large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods. Study the growth of towns and cities, and the impact of new development