Genealogy: Discover

Our classic catalog contains books, journals, newspapers, and indexes or abstracts to North Carolina records, such as wills, deeds, marriages, court minutes, tax lists, estate records etc. or your county of interest.

We have a large collection of microfilm that is available for use on site or borrowing through interlibrary loan.

North Carolina Newspapers

A list of other online resources that may assist in your research

The State Library and State Archives Digital Collections, including Family Records Online


RootsMOOC: Intro to Genealogy and Family History Research

RootsMOOC: An Introduction to Genealogy and Family History Research
Materials include online video tutorials and handouts for RootsMOOC, an online introductory genealogy course from the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and Wake Forest University’s Z. Smith Reynolds Library.

Other Useful Links