Western Plains Library System offers two genealogy options for customers:

Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest.


Ancestry Library Edition contains coverage of  the United States and the United Kingdom census, vital, church, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

This is an in-library-use only resource. Please visit your local WPLS library to access this database.


Click the icon to go to Ancestry Library Edition.




HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection and the other valuable content.

This resource includes both in-library-use and at home access.


Click the icon to go to HeritageQuest.