Press Release April 13, 2017


Ancestry Library Edition at Vineland Public Library

The Vineland Public Library is proud to offer Ancestry Library Edition, a genealogical research tool for free public use.

Ancestry Library Edition has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, and Australia. This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of indexed names, is essential to having a broad genealogy and history collection.

The Ancestry Library Edition collection has over 5,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. Ancestry Library Edition updates continually, with more indexes and original images added every business day.

Ancestry Library Edition is only accessible at the library using a library card or guest pass. Residents of Vineland can get a free library card by showing photo ID and proof of residence and filling out a short form at the library’s Front Desk. For more information, please call the Adult Services Department at (856) 794-4244 ext. 4243.

All areas of the library are accessible to people with disabilities. To learn more about library displays, services and programs, (856) 794-4244. Regular library hours are Monday – Thursday (9-8); Friday and Saturday (9-5); closed Sunday.