Local History and Genealogy
This collection features the Freda Ruff Notebooks, Judson Heck, Sr. Notebooks and the Newfane school yearbooks. In addition, there are links to local area historical resources on the Newfane Library’s Local History and Genealogy page.
**NEW** Ancestry Library Edition is now available here at the library! ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital statistics, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!
Unlimited access to this resource is available within the library. There is no remote access. So stop by the library sometime and access Ancestry Library Edition either on our public computers or bring your laptop and use our WiFi, all in air conditioned comfort!
Newfane Free Library has an interesting history that goes back more than 100 years. On this page of our website, you can read the beginning story of how the Newfane Library was formed, who was instrumental in this process and how the library grew over the years.