Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition
Search through a wide variety of genealogical sources, including census, birth, and marriage records. This resource can only be used inside the Winnetka Library or the Northfield Branch.

HeritageQuest
Research genealogy and local history information.

Chicago Tribune – Historical
The full text of the Chicago Tribune from 1849 to 1986.

Winnetka Talk
Community information and local obituaries.

Genealogy Materials

The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District collection of genealogy materials is located in the Adult Services area on the first floor. These historical genealogy materials are part of the reference collection available for use in the library. Other historical materials are available via the Library’s subscription databases above. For help accessing online materials, please visit the Adult Services desk.