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Hi, I'm Ruth. Your library card gives you 24/7 access to a variety of online resources for local history, family history research, census records and more. Contact us at or call us at 630-232-0780 if you have questions.

Ancestry Library Edition

Federal census, birth, death, and marriage records. Only available for use in the library.

County & Regional Histories & Atlases:  Illinois

Illinois statistics, chronologies, directories and atlases covering 1832-1921


Genealogies, images, and name indexes. Access to restricted materials is only available in the library.

Geneva Republican

A digital copy of the Geneva Republican newspaper covering years 1878-2016. Years 2013-2016 are text searchable

HeritageQuest Online

Census, genealogies, local histories, and military records

Historical Newspapers

Includes Chicago Tribune (1849-1992), Wall Street Journal (1889-1998), New York Times (1851-2012), Los Angeles Times (1881-1991), Washington Post (1877-1999)