October is Family History Month

Let Tacoma Public Library help you celebrate your unique history with these genealogy resources and events.

  • Visit the Northwest Room at the Main Branch to explore our large genealogy collection with materials covering all areas of the United States and other countries, not just the Northwest. Whether you have roots in Washington or Missouri, Germany or England, you’ll find books and other resources to help get you started and keep going.
  • Find free access to millions of historical records through popular genealogy eResouces such as Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest and FindMyPast.
  • Join us for two free introductory genealogy classes at Main Branch in October and November: Introduction to Genealogy and Online Genealogy.
  • Check out these suggestions for books to get inspired, find new research strategies, and learn how to explore your family’s history.

Happy digging!