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Don’t forget our Local History Room is available for research by the public. Make an appointment to utilize our records and resources today! More info here: https://goo.gl/Jb2SDP Advertisements
Katherine Willson, professional genealogist, will be in the library on Tuesday, October 17th at 7pm to discuss the topic “Resources for Genealogical Research in Foreign Countries.” No registration necessary.
Join other dedicated genealogists (and genealogical hobbyists) for our monthly after-hours “Family Search Lock-In” on Saturday, Sept 16th from 2-5pm. Attendees received uninterrupted time with the public computers in order to conduct genealogical research. No registration required.
Name a cause. It can be ridiculous, offensive, personally meaningful, or thought provoking. According to wikipedia, October is popular among several causes. In no particular order, October is: National Pizza Month Hispanic Heritage Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month National Liver … Continue reading
When you die, what will become of all the genealogical materials you’ve accumulated through the years? Does your family know what to do with these materials after your death, or is there a risk of losing everything to the trash … Continue reading
Freedom Township has researched the two historic cemeteries owned by the Township since the 1840s and the settlers buried there who were influential in the Township’s formation. Two permanent signs have been designed and created for the cemeteries, and they … Continue reading
The February meeting of the Family History Guild featured an excellent presentation by photographer Michael Hough from Ivory Photo in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He talked about the importance of family photos, and about possibilities for restoring and archiving old or damaged … Continue reading
On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7pm, Michael Hough from Ivory Photos will present “What To Do With an Attic Full of Old Photos” at Manchester District Library. The presentation is free and open to the public. Michael Hough has … Continue reading
On Tuesday Jan. 15th, the library’s Family History Guild hosted noted genealogist and presenter Bobbie Snow. Bobbie talked about finding information on family members who either left the family through adoption, or were adopted into the family. She started by … Continue reading