As a Basic Member ($70 annually), you will have full access to the physical library as well as the talents and expertise of our volunteers who will help with your research project.

  •  You can use all our facilities: computers, Internet access, printers, and microfilm readers.
  • You will receive our regular publications: The Heritage Observer, a newsletter, and Glimpses, devoted to history.
  • You will receive a discount on classes you attend at the Heritage Library.
  • At the library, you can take advantage of the Library’s subscriptions to HeritageQuest Online, Ancestry, American Ancestors, and fold3 (formerly Footnote). Of course you can also consult the free Web sites such as FamilySearch and Rootsweb.

As a Premier Member ($85 annually) you have everything listed above and access from your home computer to our subscription service: HeritageQuest Online as well as to the library databases.


 Academic memberships, at no charge, are available for teachers and students. Contact membership chairman Laurette Doscher-Benfante for more information.


To join online, make your selections on the right.


If you would prefer to send a check, click here to print a paper copy of the application form.



South Carolina Genealogy & History Library

The Heritage Library Foundation
852 William Hilton Parkway | 2nd FloorSuite A-2
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
p. 843.686.6560 | f. 843.686-6506