Most of our library stories start out like a joke:

Someone walked into the library…

…with an Ancestry DNA kit and we worked through the activation steps together. Reminder: for anything you’re uncertain about–that you’d like more information on–try your local library. We delight in connecting you with the information you seek, and we’re pretty good at it.

Have you been working on your family tree, or ever considered researching it? @Ancestry suggests that, “your DNA may hold information to help make new discoveries about your family’s past, your cultural roots, as well as confirm information in your family tree.” If you’re looking to start your family history visit our library’s resource: HeritageQuest, or visit the Steele Memorial Library in Elmira, NY to use their subscription to Ancestry. Here’s a nice three step suggestion for getting started from WikiHow: https://www.wikihow.com/Trace-Your-Family-Tree 

DNA Testing has become fairly popular, it seems; here’s a @PCMag article comparing options: https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/356975/the-best-dna-testing-kits 

Also there are many video reviews of DNA tests on @YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dna+test

Also, I’ve seen Valentine’s Day sales on DNA tests–what a… creative way to celebrate!

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