NORTH WEBSTER — According to an old adage, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Discover the tree you fell from at North Webster Community Public Library.
The library’s Local History and Genealogy Department offers many resources for researching your family tree. Access to Ancestrylibrary.com, the premiere genealogy website, is available inside the library free of charge along with a knowledgeable staff to help you get started. Other national and local resources are also available including over 130 local family histories.
Several genealogy tools and databases are also available on the library’s website at www.nweb.lib.in.us and can be accessed without a library card from your home computer or mobile device. These resources include local cemetery and obituary databases along with HeritageQuest that provides access to United States and Canadian census records, family histories, military records, city directories and much more.
The library has added many new nonfiction titles to its adult collection. See what’s new at the new titles display. The new arrivals range from self-help and how-to books to biographies and memoirs to histories and exposés. If there is a specific title you are looking for that is not in the library’s collection, the staff may be able to obtain it from another library for you through inter-library loan.
Book Buddy Kits help kids learn through play and are available in the youth services department. The themed play kits contain books and educational toys that can be borrowed for one week. The library’s 25 kits are rotated each week, making three available per week. Returned kits are thoroughly sanitized before returning to circulation.
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