Thursday, June 28, 2012

Summer newsletter

Our summer newsletter is here! Click here to read it or click in the menu to the right.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

1940 Louisiana census news

The 1940 Louisiana census is indexed, thanks to the volunteers at! To search for your LA relatives, head over to and enter a name to find out where he or she was living in 1940! Several states are indexed already and more will be finished soon, so keep checking Familysearch. If you need help getting started with your genealogy, remember that you can access the library edition of on computers at all Bossier Parish Library branches. We also have a subscription to Fold3, which focuses on military collections. A service called HeritageQuest is available on your home computer - you just need to enter your library card number. To get further assistance, stop by the Historical Center to chat with our staff members. We'll help you start your genealogy search and point you to some helpful resources.