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Family & Local History eResources

Genealogy resources

  • Ancestry Library: Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more for genealogy research. (In-library use only)
  • MyHeritage: Birth, death and marriage records from 48 countries, the complete U.S. and U.K. censuses, immigration, military, and tombstone records, and more than 2 billion family tree profiles.
  • Genealogy Workshops: Join professional genealogist Carol Cooke Darrow for virtual classes on how to research your family history. Offered on six Saturdays throughout the year. Check back regularly for upcoming sessions.

Westminster resources

Colorado & Regional resources

  • Colorado Encyclopedia: A comprehensive and interactive source of reliable information on the state of Colorado, organized around six themes–origins, diversity, community, ecology, political economy, and place.
  • Denver Public Library’s Special Collections & Archive: Dedicated to sharing resources and services about African American History, Western History, Genealogy, and the Conservation Movement in the Rocky Mountain West.
  • History Colorado: History Colorado provides access to archival records and exhibits on Colorado state and local history.
  • Plains to Peaks Collective: The Colorado and Wyoming Service Hub of the Digital Public Library of America, or DPLA. The Plains to Peaks Collective helps libraries, archives, and museums share unique digital collections with a wider audience.