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Ancestry Library Edition

Posted by Ardyce on 14th January 2015

This is now available in the library. It works similarly to ancestry.com although there are a few differences. Come in and give it a try!

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HeritageQuest

Posted by Ardyce on 6th January 2015

Where does your American past begin? HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique and growing collection of research materials for genealogists and historians. Use the link in  the left column and put in your 13-digit library card number. You can access HeritageQuest from your home computer.

A special use of Central Library Book Aid funds has made Heritage Quest available to all SALS libraries. Beginning and professional genealogists can use this powerful online resource to trace family histories and American culture from the convenience of their home or at the library.

Many distinctive and invaluable sources of information can be found within HeritageQuest Online. This is a growing collection which at this time includes:

Genealogy & Local History Collection (Books)of over 20,000 book titles, including nearly 8,000 family histories and over 12,000 local histories, in addition to more than 250 primary source documents such as tax lists, city directories, church and probate records, and more.

1790-1930 U.S. Federal Census with complete original images, plus many head-of-household name indexes;

Periodical Source Index (PERSI), a comprehensive searchable subject index covering more than 6,300 genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; and

the Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files,

the Freedman’s Bank records (1865-1874)and

the Lexis Nexis® U.S. Serial Setcontains House and Senate documents, such as Private Relief Actions, Memorials and Petitions from 1789-1969.

HeritageQuest Online gives us the opportunity to tap into one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.

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“Wish List” Tree

Posted by Ardyce on 5th December 2014

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December Hours

Posted by Ardyce on 2nd December 2014

December 24, 2014
December 25, 2014
December 31, 2014
January 1, 2015

To help you plan your library trips:

We will be closed December 24, 25 & 31 and January 1.snowscenefrost

Through the winter, we will also close if the schools are closed or if the roads get bad. We will put  the closing on School Closing Network, this page and on the library and museum Facebook pages. We will waive any fines accrued because of being closed.

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Closed today

Posted by Ardyce on 26th November 2014

Due to the forecasts for a major snow storm this morning and afternoon, we have decided to close for the day. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

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