The Chemung County Library District Genealogy & Local History Department is excited to announce our newest database available to CCLD Cardholders–Heritage Hub! Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research Continue reading Heritage Hub – New Database!
South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) has awarded a $6,000 Technology and Digitization Grant to the Chemung County Library District (CCLD) toward the purchase of a microfilm scanner for the Steele Memorial Library Genealogy Department. The Friends of CCLD are Continue reading SCRLC digitization grant awarded to CCLD
This isn’t an April Fool’s joke! The 1950 US Census will be released on April 1, 2022. Here’s a quick blurb from the National Archives and then some useful links which should cover most everything you need in order to Continue reading Useful Links for the 1950 Census Release
Did you get a DNA kit from ancestry for Christmas? Have you already uploaded your DNA and want to learn how to find family members? The Chemung County Library District is proud to announce three new online classes to help Continue reading DNA for your family tree and more at the CCLD
Thanks to a grant from the South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC), The Steele Memorial Library was able to digitize the pages to their most fragile city directories and share them with researchers online. City directories are a great research Continue reading Local City Directories Now Online.
The Chemung County Library District is pleased to announce that we have added the Fold3 and newspapers.com Library Edition databases to our online offerings for the next year beginning December 2021. These are available to anyone with a CCLD library Continue reading Library adds Fold3 and Newspapers.com for researchers
The Digital Public Library of America is a free, national digital library that provides a single point of access to cultural heritage materials from more than 4,000 libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Go to dp.la to search Continue reading Useful now more than ever: the Digital Public Library