The Genealogy Center at Plano Public Library features extensive document and image collections, and access to premium online resources like Ancestry Library Edition. Specialized staff is available to assist with local, national and international research, and year-round classes accommodate beginners to experienced researchers. All family histories are donated and new ones are welcome. Opens a New Window.
Genealogy research materials are available for all 50 states and other countries. materials include U. S. Federal census records for all states, military records, passenger lists, family histories, vertical file and map file
The Genealogy Center provides links to over 40 genealogy related sites to aid you in your research Link A valid Plano Library card is required to access these databases from outside the library. Some databases are available in library only. Sites include: Ancestry Library Edition, fold3, HeritageQuest Online, HistoryGeo, Texas Digital Sanborn Maps Link
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Donations of unique materials relating to Collin County in written, audio, visual, and electronic formats are accepted. Contact Cheryl Smith: email or 972-769-4240
Monetary donations are appreciated and are used to expand and enhance our collection. Donation form