Heritage Quest Research Library

Welcome to Heritage Quest Research Library!

HQRL front door
  Heritage Quest Research Library is a nonprofit genealogy library in Sumner, Washington, managed and staffed entirely by volunteers. HQRL's collection includes books (10,000 titles), and microfiche; this facility also houses a bookstore where you can purchase genealogy books, Flip-Pal® with accessories, family tree forms, software and supplies.
  Benefits of HQRL  membership  - why pay for individual data base subscriptions at home when an HQRL membership pays for six genealogy data bases for you to access at our library.
  The Heritage Quest Research Library is in downtown Sumner, WA at 1007 Main Street or call (253) 863-1806. Our volunteers can help you get started researching your ancestors and show you genealogy forms to capture all the information. Consider taking a class with us or pay for a membership to access multiple genealogy data bases from our library computers.
  We are open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Saturday. The library is closed on Sunday.
We hope to see you soon!
HQRL will be closed if the Sumner School District is closed for inclement weather.

Autumn Quest 2017 - Nov. 4th

Thank you to all the attendees of Autumn Quest 2017, held on November 4th, Emerald Queen Ballroom and Conference Center, Fife WA.

Our nationally known speaker was Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA. 

Seminar topics were:  20th and 21st Century Research; Research Reports for Ourselves: More Than A Research Log; What next: Developing Step-By-Step Research Plans; The WPA Era: What It Created For Genealogists.

Go to Blog to see a list of the sponsor donated door prizes.


November 20
Holiday Gift Certificates available!
We can provide an HQRL gift certificate in any amount - do your holiday shopping with us. Certificates could cover a class, books, membership, etc. ...

January 12
Last day to submit your ballot for the annual meeting
Be sure you have mailed or dropped off your ballot...last day!

January 13
HQRL Annual Meeting, Board Elections, Volunteer Appreciation Party
Elections for Board of Trustee positions 2, 4, 6 and 8; Proposal to raise membership rates will be voted on...look for your ballots in the ...

January 16
Upcoming classes
We will be hosting another DNA seminar shortly, keep your eyes open for the announcement. We're also working with the Washington State Archives to have ...