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The Wolfeboro Public Library and the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group formed a partnership in 2011 to help provide individuals interested in researching their family histories with the resources and information that they needed. Together we bring quality programming, individual assistance and multiple resources to those interested in genealogy. All programs and services are free and open to all.
HeritageQuest Online provides access to U.S. Census indexes and digitized images, and more than 25,000 family and local histories, is available to many individuals.  Click here for Remote Access using your library card number.
Family Search is maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and provides an online search of the millions of names in its International Genealogical Index.
Wolfeboro Public Library is an affiliate library, which means that the library can provide access, via in-person visits, to FamilySearch’s digital genealogical collections that are otherwise only accessible at a family history center.
Ancestry Library Edition ( provides access to more than 1 billion names, more than 3,000 databases, and the federal census 1790-1930.
Available in the library only
Grave Finder – Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one’s memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world.
Wolfeboro Post Cards – In 2012 Dave & Christie Bowers donated their collection of  New Hampshire postcards (circa 1900-1930) to the Wolfeboro Public Library. A pilot project digitizing a sampling of Wolfeboro postcards was developed by Keith Simpson of To view that collection visit the Library page at by clicking here. For more information, or to view the entire collection, please make an appointment with Cindy Scott, Library Director at 569-2428 or

Newspaper Resource Guide – Newspapers are an invaluable research tool for genealogists. This guide will help you navigate all of the newspaper resources available to you through the PPL, including microfilm and digital papers.