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Ancestry: Library Edition

Available only in the Civic Center Library and the California Room.  Explore your family history by searching a wide array of genealogical sources, including census reports, birth and death records, and immigration records. Deepen your family history with newspaper articles, yearbook photos and more.
(In-library use only at the Civic Center Library due to licensing agreements)

Anne T. Kent California Room Digital Archive

A searchable repository of source materials documenting local history from the Anne T. Kent California Room collection, this growing database includes over 1,000 photographs, images, and oral histories as well as articles from historic Marin County newspapers. Search across all digital items or browse by collection. For more information, visit the California Room page.
(Free online resource accessible to anyone, anytime, anywhere.)