database now available

The full database is now available for free to all patrons at Blue Island Public Library. Search billions of records and discover your family’s story.

Census Database: Find ancestors in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1940, including name indexes.

Vital Records: When did those significant life changing events happen in your ancestors life? Search the Vital Records to find out.

Military Records: Did your ancestors serve in the Military? The military records collection holds the answers.

Immigration Records: When did your ancestors arrive in the U.S.? And how did they get here? Search the passenger lists and other immigration records to learn more.