Genealogy Research

Library Genealogy and History Databases


Old Town Library

Personal Assistance

Get 1-on-1 Genealogy help every Thursday from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the Old Town Library.

Genealogy Reference Collection at Old Town Library


Collins family plot


Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper obituaries from 1977 to the present have been duplicated and are filed alphabetically in both the Archive and the Library.

Recommended Reading

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Fort Collins Museum of Discovery          Poudre River Public Library District
Preserving the history of Fort Collins, Colorado & the Cache la Poudre region