Monday, December 31, 2012

New Books in the Department

We have added a few new books to our Indiana collection.  Come in and take a look.
Indiana: an Illustrated History (IN)
Yearbook of the Society of Indiana Pioneers (IN)
Monon, the Hoosier Line (IN)
19 Stars of Indiana (IN)
Covered Bridges in Indiana (IN)
Play On: Celebrating 100 Years of High School Sports in Indiana (IN)
Classbook Galveston Elementary School 1965 (IN/Cass)
Classbook Galveston Elementary School 1967 (IN/Cass)
150 Years of Country Living, 1853-2003 (IN/Pulaski)
Rush Co Marriages, Bk 1-4, Apr 1822-Jan 1838 (IN/Rush)
Rush Co Marriages, Bk 5-6, Jan 1838-Dec 1849 (IN/Rush)
Rush Co Marriages, Bk 7-8, Dec 1849-Oct 1862 (IN/Rush)
For more information about these books, call 765-626-0839 or visit our website at

Howard County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Howard County Genealogical Society will meet Saturday, January 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in Meeting Rooms A&B at the Main Library.  The speaker will be Digital Archivist Janet Winrotte with a program on "An Update on the Howard County Memory Project".  The public is welcome and for more information call 765-626-0838.  visit the Genealogy and Local History Department online at

Monday, December 17, 2012

Henry Louis Gates Coming to Kokomo

Tickets which include dinner are $50.  Make your reservations online at  See you there.

Our New Director

The Kokomo-Howard County Public has a new Director.  Faith Brautigam last served the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin, Illinois.  She received her Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Humanities at Houghton College in Houghton N.Y.  Welcome A-Board, Faith.