Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy research just became easier with Ancestry.com Library Edition (ALE) at the Azle Memorial Library! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including the U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos and more.
Ready to get started? Simply visit Ancestry Library on any Internet computer inside the Azle Memorial Library (note: you must be using a library computer in order to access this resource). For more information please see the following FAQ .
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I need a library card to use Ancestry Library Edition (ALE)?
A: No, anyone can use Ancestry Library Edition (ALE). Just be sure to sign in at the Information desk before using a library computer.
Q: Can I access ALE from home?
A: ALE is only available for use on Azle Memorial Library computers. Computer access is free.
Q: I found a really great document in ALE. How can I save it for later?
A: You can save or print most of the information you find in ALE. In order to save, be sure to bring your own USB drive or storage device with you to the library. Regular library printing prices apply for all printed documents.
Q: What kind of information can I find in ALE?
A: This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including the U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos and more.
Q: I’ve never done genealogy research before. How do I get started?
A: ALE offers online tutorials and help sections to get you started. To view a two minute tutorial video, or a list of other ALE tutorial videos on YouTube, visit the links below. Library staff members are also available for any assistance you may need.
Q: I already have a personal Ancestry.com account. Can I still use ALE?
A: Certainly! You may notice a few differences between the two products, but generally they offer the same information. You will need to retain your personal Ancestry.com account if you wish to maintain your personal profile and family tree.
Ancestry.com Library Edition is provided through generous support from the Azle Library Trust