Resources for Genealogical Research

  • Ancestry Library Edition

    Ancestry Library Edition is a new genealogy research tool that provides library patrons instant access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research. Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the U. S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more!

    Take NoticeNote: Access to the Ancestry Library Edition is limited to library premises.

    Ancestry Library Edition
  • Online Military Index and Records

    Some of the links in the Military Indexes require a subscription to, but many are free. All are well labeled.

    Online Military Index and Records
  • Indiana Genealogy Collection

    The Genealogy Collection has developed over time to become one of the largest collections of family history information in the Midwest. The collection includes 40,000 printed items (family histories, indexes to records, how-to books, cemetery transcriptions, family history magazines, and more) as well as microfilmed federal census records, Indiana county records, passenger lists, and military pension information.

    Indiana Genealogy Collection
  • Family Search

    Family Search is a genealogical research service provided by the Latter Day Saints.

    Family Search
My Heritage


We chose to offer My Heritage to you because it is an up and coming, expanding genealogy resource. You will find it commensurate with Ancestry with the added bonus of being available to access it from home.

You will be able to access records that are written in foreign languages and read them in English. We are really excited to offer this fine program to our patrons

The username is fbpl and the password is login.

How Do I Log In? 1. Get your library card Barcode
2. Your SLN is your Password
3. Click "Log In"
Please note your passwordYour Subscriber Line Number (SLN) is your Public Access Catalog Password