Archives & Genealogy
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City of Belleville
101 S. Illinois St.
Belleville, IL 62220
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The Belleville library provides you with online access to major databases containing information for all levels. All of our databases are available for use within the library and most are also available remotely. To access our databases remotely, you may be prompted to enter your library barcode number and last name. Ancestry Library Edition is available in-house only.
**In order to access any of the books or practice exams with this database, you will need to create a free, personal account when prompted.**
A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and world collections. **
**Ancestry Library Edition is only available for in-house use.**
**With our subscription, you have access to the BND from Oct., 2000-present and the St. Louis Post Dispatch from Jan., 1988-present. You also have access to the BND Historical Archives covering 1901-1952.**