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Tuesday, March 23, 2010                 Issue No. 60


In this issue:
Who do you think you are?
Searching Local History
Spring Program Registration
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Who Do You Think You Are?

The new TV show Who Do You Think You Are? (NBC) has sparked a lot of interest in ancestry. Ever wonder about your family tree? The library subscribes to and HeritageQuest Online, two powerful user-friendly online services enabling you to trace your family history. is not only the world's largest online resource for family history documents, but it provides access to its vast database of historical records, photos, stories, family trees, and a collaborative community of millions. is free for library patrons accessing the database from library computers.

HeritageQuest Online also delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources - with coverage dating back to the 1700s - that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place's past. Unlike, HeritageQuest Online is available both in-library and via remote access to library cardholders.

Check out these valuable resources and much more at the library's website - and under Reference & Research.


Searching Local History

Wauconda, 1930s Postcard

You may also be interested in checking out the area's local history, which is available free through a number of websites.


Spring Program Registration

Spring Focus 2010Spring program registration begins Saturday, March 27 for Wauconda Area Library District residents.

Register online or by calling the library 847-526-6225.

Some programs, like the computer classes and bus trips, require in-person registration.

For more information about programs offered this spring, view our Focus newsletter.

Out-of-district registration begins on Saturday, April 3. The library will be closed on Sunday, April 4 for the Easter holiday.

Wauconda Area Library       801 N. Main St.       Wauconda , IL  60084      847-526-6225