Books and Literature
Business and Investing
Continuing Education and Language
Health and Medical
History, Biography, Genealogy
Magazines & Newspapers
Music and Video
Students, 7 and up
History, Biography and Genealogy
Genealogy Resource Guide
Overview of many internal and external genealogy resources available.
Ancestry offers access to more than 7 billion names in over 4,000 genealogical databases. Includes South Dakota census records from 1790-1940. This database m
ust be accessed inside Rapid City Public Libraries
Black Hills Knowledge Network - Civic Life and History
Local news, community data, and daily updates on issues of local interest.
This comprehensive genealogy tool offers
on family and local histories. Includes many census records from 1790-1940.
Rapid City Society for Genealogical Research
Website for the local genealogical society in Rapid City.
Volunteers can do searches for records connected to their indexes.
Sanborn Historical Maps 1867-1970
Historic maps of South Dakota towns and cities from the Library of Congress.
A collection of academic reference books and articles. Available in English, French and Spanish.