Genealogy& History

Research your family tree or days long ago



Digital Archives

Research local and area newspapers from 1856-1934



Ancestry Library

This service can be accessed by using one of the 18 public computers in the library or our wireless network on your laptop.

This service it not currently available for use from home.





Offers access to Federal Census records, PERSI, Revolutionary War Records, and Freedman's Bank (1865-1874).

You must have a Fort Dodge Public Library card to access this database.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.