Genealogy Center

Plano Public Library has a Genealogy Center housed at Haggard Library. See the library website for details of this service including online archives, databases and in-house services.

Genealogy Blog Posts

Click on the “Genealogy” tag to see all Plano Library Learns blog posts which include something about Genealogy!

Virtual Courses

Create a Family Book

Librarians Sarah and Tre created a video series to help you create your own family history book.

  • In the first video, Sarah will go over general tips for starting your family history book and what makes a well-written book
  • In the second video, Sarah discusses the different types of books you can create
  • In the third video, Tre will go over style, formatting and other technical tips and tricks to make your book look professional.

DNA 101

How to get started with DNA research for your ancestry

DNA 201

Broaden your understanding of genetic genealogy and how specific tests and methods could expand your research results

Papers in the Attic

Learn how to preserve old documents and photos

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