The Southwest Florida Germanic Genealogy Society, Inc.

German Reference Books

Books to Assist in Your Germanic Research in Southwest Florida


In an effort to assist in your research, SWFLGG invites you to review reference books and electronic resources listed in the various southwest Florida public libraries.

PORT CHARLOTTE - The Mid-County Regional Library located at 2050 Forrest Nelson Boulevard, Port Charlotte, hosts the Genealogy Room made possible through the joint efforts of the Charlotte County Parks and Cultural Resources Dept., Library Division and the Charlotte County Genealogical Society, Inc.

The library's Genealogy Collection consists of books and media donated to or purchased by the Charlotte County Genealogical Society as well as books and materials purchased by the library. This collection can be found
as a SEARCHABLE database online at the Charlotte County Genealogical Society. To search the online library catalog please click here. Enter German Genealogy in the catalog search space.

Members of the Society also volunteer in the Genealogical Room to assist anyone interested in Genealogy and Family History and ordering and using LDS Microfilms.

FORT MYERS - The Fort Myers Regional Library located at 2450 First Street in downtown Fort Myers has an extensive genealogical reference collection which includes electronic resources and subscription online database access.

As a service to library patrons and to distant researchers, the Genealogical Department Shelf List, which is SEARCHABLE by call number, author and book title, is provided for review at the Lee County Genealogical Society's website. The Shelf List contains over 9,500 genealogy relatred reference materials available for in-library use.
The Fort Myers Regional Library has been granted full status as a FamilySearch Affilliate Library. For more information on these services, click here.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY (TAMPA AREA) - To find the catalog of German genealogy references at the Hillsborough Libraries, click here.  The keyword should be Subject.  Search terms are Genealogy - German.
NAPLES - The Genealogy Collection located in the Naples Regional Library is a non-circulating reference collection of both basic and intermediate resources. The collection includes books, periodicals, electronic resources and web-based subscription databases.
PINELLAS COUNTY - To find the catalog of German genealogy references at the Pinellas County libraries, click here.
SARASOTA - To find the catalog of German genealogy references at the Sarastoa County Libraries, click here. Click Change Title to Subject in the drop-down box. Enter Genealogy - German in the space to the right.