Interested in tracing your family history? The Orange County Library System’s Genealogy Resource Guide provides everything you need to get started. It includes links to e-books, printable research charts, vital records, census information, upcoming lectures, classes, free online databases, and much more.

Once you’ve gotten started, this guide can help you take the next steps in your investigation without having to leave home. Learn about different types of records and discover a variety of websites that can aid your research.

Experienced genealogists can use this guide to go beyond the basics and research different ethnicities, plan research trips, join genealogy societies, and share their findings with other enthusiasts.

This handy tool is just one of many OCLS Resource Guides.