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Family History

Discover your past, discover yourself! We have one of the largest Canadian family history collections in the country, and our extensive resources, programs and expertise can help you on this path.

Check the calendar of events for all upcoming Family History programs.

Learn about the Family History collection at the Cloverdale Library.

Join us for the Seventh Annual Family History Show and Tell! November 28 at Cloverdale Library.

Discover your past, discover yourself! Join us for an orientation to the Family History collection at Cloverdale Library

If you want to trace your family history but don't know where to start, this is the place!

Internet resources to help you research your family history

Check out Cloverdale Library's new guide to Canadian Family History Resources!