Ancestry Video Training
Intro to AncestryLibrary Edition
Get a quick glimpse at what provided to you by the Herrick District Library through Ancestry Library Edition.
Family History Blog
Building Your Family Tree
Are you interested in researching the history of your family? Herrick has resources to help you get started.
Memories to Memoirs
Would you like to write your memoir? Here are some books that might help you put your memories on paper.
Vital records are records of life events kept under governmental authority related to birth, marriage, separation, divorce, and death.
Federal Census Records
If you are doing genealogical research, the Federal Census is a great place to look.
Church Records Blog
Churches and Church Records
Get to know Herrick's resources for genealogical and local history research.
The Genealogy Department at the Herrick District Library has a large collection of cemetery-related books and materials.
Holland Businesses - Past and Present
Are you looking for historical information on a Holland businesses? Herrick is a great place to start.
Do you own an older home in the Holland Area? Are you trying to search the history of your home? Herrick has some resources to help you.
The Ottawa County Poor Farm
This summer, researchers from Hope under the supervision of Dr. Tan developed a website from their findings on the Ottawa County Poor Farm.
Military Genealogy Lists
These books will help get your genealogical research into the American Civil War started.
Use these books to research the soldiers, sailors, deserters, and dischargees of the American Revolutionary War.
Dutch Genealogy Research
Many of the sources for research at Herrick pertain to the Dutch who immigrated to Michigan in the mid-19th century.