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Learn about your heritage for free at the Richland Community Library

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The Richland Community Library is now offering an unlimited free access to the website Ancestry.com by using your library card. Ancestry.com is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah and is the  largest for-profit genealogy company in the world.

It operates a network of genealogical, historical record and genetic genealogy websites, letting you use multiple

In order to activate the computers, present your drivers license at the front desk. If you are under the age of 18 you need a parent signature.

databases to find out your history. Ancestry.com also offers a DNA service were you can send in your DNA for them to test to receive an accurate ethnic history as well as find long lost family members and distant relatives in other countries. 

“Anyone can come the library and now anyone can access the Ancestory.com library edition,” said Ellen Hoyt, the librarian in charge of Interlibrary Loan, Circulation and Local History.

However, there is one restriction to using this site for free. You can only use Ancestry.com while on the library computers.

If you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent signature to use the computers. The library is closed on Sunday and Monday, open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.


Lainie Scott
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This is my senior year at Gull Lake High school, and my second year apart of The Reflection staff.  This year I am the feature/entertainment editor, and I am looking forward to see where my writing can take me.

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    Janine Cotugno

    There is a genealogy group that meets at the Richland Community library each month – the third Thursday of each month at 10am. Although this is during the school and work day, we are usually happy to mentor new genealogists, even separate from our meetings. See our brochure for the Family History Roundtable at the library with our contact information.

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