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  • Are you new to genealogy research, and would you like to learn more about using Ancestry.com? If so, please join us on Thursday, April 20, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., in the Delaware Room. Vickie, one of our Indiana Room librarians will share information on the numerous types of resources available ...

    By Vickie P.

  • Are you interested in researching your family tree, but are unsure where to begin? Begin by joining Vickie, one of our Indiana Room librarians, on Wednesday, March 29, from 2:30-3:30PM in the Delaware Room. Learn about various genealogy resources that are available in the Indiana Room and online to ...

    By Vickie P.

  • Between March and April the Marvel comic book G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero will be on display in the Indiana Room courtesy of Bill Hartley's private collection.  Stop by to see the entertaining art and scripts of Larry Hama telling the story of good versus evil in the battle between G.I. Joe and Cobra!  The Indiana Room is open during regular library hours with the exception of Sunday when it is closed.

    By Bill

  • One piece of information can lead us to discover myriad connections between people we have known nothing about.  It’s like the world is a jigsaw puzzle that leads us from one picture to another.

    By Elaine M

  • Join us on Monday evening, October 3, to hear Sarah Pfundstein, Genealogy Librarian from the Indiana State Library present a free program on the basic methodologies for Native American Genealogy Research.

    By Vickie P.

  • Frances Slocum was kidnapped, by three Delaware Indians, on November 2, 1778; she was just five years old. Her family had moved from Rhode Island during the previous year, and had settled in the Wilkes-Barre area of Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. The Slocum family was Quaker, and their kind treatment ...

    By Vickie P.