Cambridge Public Library

21 West Main Street Cambridge, NY, 12816, (518) 677-2443

January 22, 2015
by admin

Ancestry and Heritage Quest are here!

Attention genealogists and family history researchers! You can now access for free at the Cambridge Public Library. Just come into the library and look for one of the three computers with the orange tag on the monitor. Ancestry is located on the desktop.

Heritage Quest another genealogy database is now available online to Cambridge Public Library patrons. Just search the ONLINE RESOURCES link on our website and find Heritage Quest under the genealogy sources listed. Have your library card available since you will need to log on with your library card number.

The “Washington County Post” from 1849-1988 is now available online. Go to “Old Fulton New York Postcards” a newspaper digitization website at and follow the instructions to search their database. The Washington County Post is listed as “North White Creek Washington County Post.”




January 9, 2015
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Chess Club begins Friday, February 6th at 6:30pm

Calling all chess players or those who would like to learn how to play…the Cambridge Public Library will be hosting a chess club Friday evenings beginning February 6th from 6:30 until 8:00 pm. Chess sets are available at the library to use, but if you have one to donate, they are always welcome. Bob Woodward, a local chess aficionado, will be on hand to assist new players and pair seasoned players. For more information, please call the library at 677-2443.Chess_700