Heritage Quest Online

  • Research your family history online.  This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials. 
  • Heritage Quest Online is purchased for residents in Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties through a generous grant from Senator Hugh Farley, New York State Central Book Aid and the Southern Adirondack Library System.

Ancestry Library

Ancestry® helps you understand your genealogy. A family tree takes you back generations—the world’s largest collection of online family history records.”


  • As part of our commitment to Adult Literacy, SALS has purchased a subscription Newsela. This product provides virtual content at different reading levels.

Online Research Resource

  • Magazine, newspaper and encyclopedia articles and more are provided through New York’s Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVEL). Do credible research from home using this link:

Tele-health Services

Equipment (laptop with built-in webcam, headphones, and microphone) are provided to patrons, at no cost, for in-house use only. An appointment to utilize the equipment is not needed but encouraged.