Patrons have access to several online repositories for newspapers, genealogical records, and more. If further assistance is needed in navigating historical records, please contact the Catskill Public Library Reference Librarian, Beth Hague, at email@example.com.
Use of databases and archives requires Library Account sign-in.
Community History Archive
The Digital Archive of The Catskill Public Library provides access to the Daily Mail Newspaper (1970 – 2020) archive, Greene County News (1976-2004) archive, the Cairo Herald (1924 – 1967) archive, and more.
Through NewsBank, patrons have access to the Daily Mail Newspaper (2002 – 2021) archive, a collection of Obituaries (1860 – ) from across the United States, and access to America’s News Magazines (1963 – ).
Hudson River Valley Heritage
Online Exhibits and historical materials from New York State’s Hudson River Valley, including the following newspapers:
- The Kingston Daily Freeman (1895;1903 – 1912)
- Palenville Zephyr (1899 – 1901)
Cardholders have access to a variety of historical research resources through HomeAccess. These resources cover a variety of topics including genealogical/family research and local history. Below are examples of listed databases in each topic!
- National Archives Page for Genealogists/Family Historians
- Ancestry.com New York
- Cemetery Directory NYGenweb
- Greene County Historical Society
- Vedder Research Library
- Greater Hudson Heritage Network
- Hudson River Maritime Museum
New York Heritage
Available through the Greene County Libraries Association (GCLA), New York Heritage is an online repository for collections and exhibits focused on New York State history.
Compendium of databases available to all New York State residents, provided by the New York State Library. NOVELny provides access to encyclopedias, The New York Times archive, articles from a variety of fields, and more.
U.S. History Collection
Coverage of current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.