Beginning Genealogy

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Age Group:

Adults , Seniors
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Program Description


Learn how to research and document your ancestors and family history with members of the Englewood Genealogical Society using online genealogical resources. We'll begin the search with you and your immediate family. To help kickstart your research please bring names and locations, along with birth, marriage and death dates, etc.

No prior research experience is necessary.  Registration is required and limited to 6 participants.

The Sarasota County Libraries offers online resources for genealogy.  To access these services, visit, click on Digital Library, then click on Genealogy.  

  • Ancestry Library Edition (in library access only)
  • HeritageQuest (access at home with a Sarasota County Library card, or on library computers)
  • FamilySearch (free, must create an account)
  • Obituary Index Search from the Sarasota County Historical Resources