Genealogy Resources

We have a variety of genealogy resources available at Wayne Public Library. 

Ancestry Library (only available for use on library computers): Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. 

Wood County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

Genealogy Homepage

African American Heritage Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

Heritage Quest Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.

Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.