The Library will close at 2pm this Saturday, Dec.2 in preparation for our Grand Tasting Fundraiser.  Tickets are available in the library or through the link below!

Ancestry Library Edition


Ancestry® Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. The world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource is available for your use at the Chester Library. Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

If you are inside the Chester Library, access Ancestry® Library Edition here. You may use your personal device or any of the computers in the Library. This service is not currently available for at-home use.

Ancestry Library is available on the public computers at the library only.
Ancestry Library allows you to search for military, birth, death, census, and immigration records by name.