The Annual Short Story & Poetry Contest entry judgments have been delayed as a result of library and school closures. Thank you for your patience. 

All WCFL branch library buildings will remain closed to the public indefinitely. The due date for currently checked out materials is Tuesday, June 30 and no fines have accrued during the library closure. Book drops throughout the county are open. Please see slide below for information about curbside pickup and other limited in-person services. 

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Special Access for Ancestry Library Edition

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Our partners at ProQuest are allowing libraries that subscribe to Ancestry Library Edition to offer remote access to patrons from now until June 1, 2020.

>> Remote Access to Ancestry Library Edition < < 

Please note, if you wish to use Ancestry Library Edition remotely, you must use the remote link. The normal links to Ancestry Library Edition throughout the website are for inside of the Library and they will not work remotely.

The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps, American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War Collection.

* * During the COV19 outbreak, Ancestry Library Edition is offering remote access until June 1, 2020 to Washington County Free Library patrons.
Due to card use restrictions, Washington County Public School RAIL card users are not eligible for this service. * *