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Local History and Genealogy
Family History “How To” Books
Books with call numbers beginning with "CR" are located in the Local History & Genealogy Room on the fourth floor of the Central Library. Call numbers beginning with "REF" denote items in the reference collection on the third floor of the Central Library.
CR and REF titles are non-circulating. For all other titles, please check the library catalogue for their availability.
  • Desmond Walls Allen, First Steps in Genealogy: a beginner's guide to researching your family history.
    929.1 All [1992]
  • Angus Baxter, In Search of your Canadian Roots.
    929.1072071 Bax 1999
  • Diane E. Clendenan, Researching your Family Tree: a beginner's guide from Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.
    CR 929.10720713 Cle [1993]
  • Brian Loomes, The Concise Guide to Tracing your Ancestry.
    929.1 Loo [1992]
  • Brenda Dougall Merrian, Genealogy in Ontario: searching the records.
    CR 929.10720713 Mer [1996]
  • Barbara Renick, The Internet for Genealogists: a beginner's guide.
    CR 929.10285 Ren 1998
    929.10285 Ren 1998
  • Ryan Taylor, Important Genealogical Collections in Ontario Libraries and Archives: a directory.
    CR 026.97130025 Tay [1994]
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