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Discover your unique personal history

Ancestry Library Edition Kick-Off events are from 9 a.m.-

1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and from

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. This is free to members, and $5 to non-members ant Stearns History Museum and Research Center at 235 S. 33rd Ave., St. Cloud.

The Stearns History Museum and Research Center is excited to announce that it will offer Ancestry Library Edition to its members and visitors beginning Dec. 1, 2012. This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including U.S., U.K., and Canadian censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. It also includes indexed access to U.S. census returns up through 1940. Answers await everyone - whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian - inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Unlock the story of you!

Stop in on those days to get hands-on guidance in using this database. A limited number of computers is available, so visitors are encouraged to bring their own laptops to connect to the available wi-fi on these days. Members of the Stearns History Museum are admitted free by showing their membership card. Cost to non-members is $5.00. Everyone attending these events will receive a pass to come back another day for free. Explore the amazing history of you!