1710 West St Andrews

 Midland MI 48640

 (989) 837-3430


The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is closed through April 13, 2020

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Genealogy and Local History

Use your library card number to access these resources if requested. 

Local History / Genealogy Room

The Local History / Genealogy Room houses the historical collections of the Library. These include the Reference Michigan collection (RM), Reference Genealogy (RG), Midland newspapers on microfilm, and other microform materials. The Reference Michigan collection is comprised of materials pertinent to the City of Midland and Midland County, materials important to the development and history of the county, major industries, and major personages.

Library Subscriptions

Ancestry Library Edition - In-library use only | User Guides

Other Midland Resources

Great Lakes Bay Area Resources

Michigan Resources


National Resources

Genealogy Libraries & Organizations

Local Genealogical Societies


updated 03/10/2020

Alternate Ancestry link for laptops in library only