Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Reminder: Genealogy for Night Owls

There is still time to sign up for the Genealogy for Night Owls event to be held Friday, April 13, from 5:30 pm until midnight.  Included in the evenings activities are a buffet dinner, snacks, door prizes and access to all of the genealogy collection and databases.  Register now in the department by paying the fee of $15.00.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Civil War Collection on Fold 3

Fold 3 is providing FREE access to their Civil War Collection from April 1-15 "to commemorate the beginning of the Civil War in 1861."  The collection currently has 50 titles with more than 91 million records.  Now is the perfect time to look for your Civil War ancestors.  Go to www.fold3.com and have fun.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Howard County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Howard County Genealogical Society will meet Monday, April 9 from 6 to 8 pm in Meeting Rooms A & B at KHCPL Main.  The speaker will be Amy Russell, Head of the Genealogy and Local History Department.  The topic will be information on and a demonstration of the "Flip Pal Scanner".  The public is welcome and for more information call 765.626.0839.  Visit the Genealogy and Local History Department online at www.KHCPL.org.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Genealogy Humor

  • Doing the history eliminates the mystery
  • A new cousin a day keeps the boredom away
  • A pack rat is hard to live with, but makes a fine ancestor
  • Cemetery: (n) A marble orchard not to be taken for granite
  • Crazy is a relative term in MY family