is a powerful online tool that helps you discover your past by providing access to historical records and family histories.  For those who are curious about their family history, the Library will be hosting a seminar on April 8 at 9 a.m. Presenter Scott Fitzgerald will show seminar-goers how to effectively use


Scott is the current first Vice-President and Quarterly Editor of East Texas Genealogical Society and has served as President for five years. He was made a Fellow of the Texas State Genealogical Society for his contributions to TxSGS and Texas Genealogy.


“The Library has offered services for a while now,” said Connie Greer, access librarian. “Now, we are excited to offer a class that is specifically designed to help find those tough-to-locate ancestors!”

For more information about this or any Library program, please visit the Library at 201 S. College Ave. in Downtown Tyler, call (903) 593-7323 (READ) or go to