History & Genealogy


Historical family photo

The library offers a wide variety of genealogy research tools to help you in discovering your family history.

Local History

West University Avenue photo

Looking for information on Gainesville and Alachua County history? The library has many tools to help you with your research.



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Did you ever read the book or see the movie "ROOTS?
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Brings the African Heritage Diet Pyramid to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably through hands-on experience.
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Explore your unique genealogy with the best resources available.