New Genealogy Books at the Public Library

Now that public libraries are opened up, albeit with COVID precautions and reduced service, here’s a tabulation of the 2021 published non-fiction genealogy books available in the Ottawa and Toronto systems.

Library Title Author
Ottawa The Psychology of Family History : Exploring Our Genealogy Moore, Susan
Ottawa Sharing your Family History Online : A Guide for Family Historians Paton, Chris
Ottawa The Stitt Family of Stittsville ON : Tracing Some Descendants of James Stitt, 1773-1844 & Elizabeth Steele, 1783-1848… Brown, Gerald R.
Ottawa You Have A Match Lord, Emma
Toronto An infinite history : the story of a family in France over three centuries Rothschild, Emma
Toronto Sharing your Family History Online : A Guide for Family Historians Paton, Chris
Toronto A most interesting problem : what Darwin’s Descent of man got right and wrong about human evolution Compilation
Toronto Ancestors: a project of the Boston Review Arts in Society Program Compilation
Toronto La famille Darveau du Lac-Saint-Jean, de père en fils : (1903-1998) Darveau, Aldéi

The list does not include family history-themed fiction and videos. They include Little Pieces of Me, by Alison Hammer in the Ottawa and Toronto systems:

Summary/Review: Investigating DNA revelations that say her father is a man she never met, Paige learns about her mother’s past as a straitlaced university student who had a one-night stand with the campus golden boy.

In the Toronto system, The summer of lost letters, by Hannah Reynolds

Summary/Review: The discovery of a packet of old letters sends seventeen-year-old Abby Schoenberg to Nantucket to unravel a family mystery about her grandmother’s past, but things get complicated when Abby meets the cute grandson of a prominent family who wants to stop her from investigating.

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