Library Closure

The library will be closed effective December 13, 2020. During this temporary closure, staff can be reached by phone (403-887-2130) or email (sylvan.library@prl.ab.ca), Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We are offering curbside pick-up starting Monday, January 11, 2021.
Information about our contactless pick-up service is available here.

Ancestry Library Edition

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Genealogy database providing access to millions of records.

Explore your family history and expand your genealogical knowledge with Ancestry Library Edition!

  • To begin a basic search, click the Begin Searching button.
  • For specific searches, click the Search Now links under the desired category title (ie Search Census, Search Vitals etc.).
  • For more information on using Ancestry Library, watch these tutorial videos.

NOTE: Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry, until March 31, 2021.