|270 N. Grove Ave.||Elgin, IL 60120|
|FRIDAY & SATURDAY||9am-6pm|
|Located on the second floor, the genealogy collection contains over 4,400 books and hundreds of reels of microfilm. The collection concentrates on Elgin and Kane County, Illinois, but also contains materials relating to twenty-five other states, mostly east of the Mississippi River, and five European countries.|
Where to Find Genealogical Materials
Where to Find Genealogical Materials is an online guide to finding library and other resources for genealogical research in our vicinity.
The Elgin Newspaper and Vital Record’s Index is a searchable database of articles from the Courier News and Daily Herald for articles concerning Elgin.
Heritage Quest Online
Ancestry Library Edition
Illinois Digital Archives
Illinois Digital Archives is the library's online archive of historical Elgin photographs.
Area Genealogical Groups