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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry is one of the most important genealogical collections available today, offering unparalleled coverage of census, vital, church, court, and immigration records for the US and UK. Also find record collections for Canada, Europe, and other areas from around the world. 

With access to thousands of databases and billions of indexed names, Ancestry is an essential research tool for both the beginner and expert. With ongoing updates and new content added daily, you’ll keep coming back to discover more and unlock the secret of you! 

Getting Started

While not required, creating a free personal account by visiting will allow you to save your research and build connections with the Ancestry community. 

Home Access Ending Jan 1, 2022

Due to Covid-19 closures, Ancestry Library Edition has been offering at-home access since last year. Home access will continue until December 31st, 2021 and then transition back to library access only on Jan 1, 2022. Take advantage of the convenience of home access while you can!

All you need is your library card number and PIN and you are ready to get started. This is an exciting opportunity to dig in to those census, immigration and church records, and uncover the missing pieces of your family’s story. Who will you find?


Ancestry is a third-party service that is governed by its own privacy policy and practices, not the Library's. We advise that you consult their Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions 

Need more help?

  • Full support for all of these features can be found on ProQuest's LibGuide.
  • If you need to renew your library card or reset your PIN, please contact our staff.
  • Staff can also provide basic assistance with the service.

Regina Public Library is pleased to provide free access to these third-party services to customers paying taxes to or residing in the City of Regina. Members of other Saskatchewan libraries are not guaranteed access to these services or any other electronic resource to which Regina Public Library subscribes.

Regina Public Library customers are reminded that these are third-party services over which Regina Public Library has no control so changes may occur without warning and customization is not always possible.

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