Local History & Genealogy

Local History


Harborfields Public Library is a Family Search affiliate, accessed by using a computer in the library and visiting familysearch.org.

The Plainview Public Library is a Family History Center.

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Temporary remote access for Ancestry will expire on December 31, 2021. Log in with your library card number and password.

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The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history. To search the entire collection, use the Search Tab.

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