Genealogical Research

The Brooks Public Library, in partnership with the Brooks Bulletin and Canadiana, is proud to announce the completion of the Microfilm Digitization Project.

In 2013 the library sent the microfilm away for digitization - a process that crates digital files of mircofilm that can be accessed from any computer in the world with a connection to the internet. This quick and easy access allows historians and geneaologist to access these files at thier leisure.

You can now browse the entire Brooks Bulletin online at Canadiana Online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Digitization? What does that mean?

Our microfilm collection has been sent away to be turned into electronic files that you can access from any computer in the world with an internet connection.

Will I need a library card to do this?

Nope! Everyone is free to use this website to quickly and easily find the historical newspaper articles that they are searching for.

In addition to having the Brooks Bulletin available online, the Brooks Public Library also has many historical photos of the area, as well as several genealogical resources courtesy of the Brooks and District Genealogical Society.