Local History & Genealogy

Local History



Harborfields Public Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. You must use one of the library's computers, and visit familysearch.org. To view the limited access historical records on FamilySearch at an affiliate library, you will need a free FamilySearch account.

For full access to FamilySearch resources, visit the Plainview New York FamilySearch Center, which is located at 160 Washington Avenue, Plainview NY 11803-4020.

Genealogy Titles

Genealogy Databases

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The Brooklyn Public Library's digital newspapers including the Brooklyn Eagle, Brooklyn Life, and Activities of the Long Island Society.  Years available: 1809–1999.

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Library of Congress Digital Collections provides access to digitized American historical materials and includes images, maps, manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, sound recordings, motion pictures, books, pamphlets, and sheet m

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Research the people, places and institutions of New York State. Provides access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totaling hundreds of thousands of items. Ideal for students, educators, historians, and genealogists.

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