Posted by Ardyce on 17th April 2015
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Posted by Ardyce on 18th March 2015
Presentation: Long Term Care – What it is and How to Access Services
Speaker: Stephanie Ball from Washington County Office for the Aging
Date: April 2, 2015, 3:00 PM
Place: Pember Library, Granville NY
At one point either you or a loved one may need long-term care services. Long-term care is a variety of services and supports to meet health or personal needs over an extended period of time. Care can be provided in the community or a facility and can be paid either privately or with public assistance. Learn how to access these services by attending this informational session.
Posted by Ardyce on 10th February 2015
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!
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.