Local History Department

Visitors searching their roots or interested in the history of Cape Cod will find the Library's Local History Department to be of valuable assistance.

Online Resources: is an online database. This is an excellent resource for searching for genealogy records. Please note that this database is only available from within the Yarmouth Public Libraries.


Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.