Hartland Vermont – Books, Magazines, Downloadable AudioBooks, Reading Programs


Discover your family history, family trees, genealogy records, and more today!

This series of guides, web links, book lists, and resources will introduce you to the genealogical resources available through the Hartland Public Library and to other important libraries and archives throughout the world.

Vermont residents can research Vermont birth, marriage, and death records from 1909 through 2008 on Ancestry.com for free by signing up for a myVermont.gov account. Find information about accessing these records at the Vermont Department of Libraries’
Genealogy page.

Heritage Quest

As of January 1, 2020 the Vermont Department of Libraries has discontinued the subscription to Heritage Quest as many of the genealogy records are available for free through Family Search *see below and/or through the Vermont state archives and other genealogy sources that can be found here


Family Search

Discover your family history with Family Search a genealogy organization operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Explore the world’s largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources.

Cydni’s List

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet is a categorized and cross-referenced list of links for genealogical research. The site contains roughly 332,000 links in more than 200 categories.

Find A Grave

Use Find a Grave  to find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one’s memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world.

Roots Web

Use Roots Web, the Internet’s oldest and largest free genealogical community. An award winning genealogical resource with searchable databases.

Allen County Public Library

The Allen County Public Library has one of the largest databases of African American genealogy, and more.

The US GenWeb Project

The USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together and having fun providing free online genealogy help and information for every U.S. state and county. The national site provides links to state sites, which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties.

Olive Tree Genealogy

Olive Tree Genealogy, created by Lorine in February 1996 was started to bring genealogists free genealogy records. Olive Tree Genealogy has more than 1,900 pages of free genealogy records to help you find your brick-wall ancestors and build your family tree.

VT Department of Libraries – Genealogy Resources

A whole page of links and resources from the Department of Libraries.


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