CARIBBEAN GENEALOGY LIBRARY Your Caribbean Resource for Roots and Culture

Mission Statement

To identify, preserve, and provide access to Caribbean genealogy, history, and cultural heritage information resources for the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean, and to promote and encourage their use for family history documentation, education, and scholarship.

About Us

CGL is a private, non-profit library located in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Our volunteers are available to assist in your family research.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have an ongoing need for volunteers to assist with our collection development, including document cataloging & indexing. We also need volunteers in St. Thomas to assist with patron inquiry research. Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

Overview of our Collection

Rare books, maps, newspapers, & magazines

Danish West Indies/US Virgin Islands census records

Virgin Islands Church Records

US National Archives M1883 & M1884 microfilms

Virgin Islands Funeral Booklets

Family History Library affiliate library

Caribbean Jewish family genealogies

St. Thomas Graphics publications collection