GENEALOGY

Lying in Wait: Locating Ancestral Remains

Locating an ancestor's burial place can be difficult, espcially if you don't know where to begin. Find out how to locate burials locally or across the country, and learn some tricks to get past genealogical roadblocks.

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LIBRARY NEWS

Children's Author Jan Brett Visits Library Center Dec. 5; Geezerfest Sept. 13 at Library Center

One of the nation’s foremost authors and illustrators of children’s books is Jan Brett. If her name doesn’t ring a bell, maybe her book titles will: “The Mitten,” “The Hat” and “Armadillo Rodeo,” to mention a few. Or just ask a child about “Hedgie,” one of Brett’s beloved forest animals that romp through her stories.

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LOCAL HISTORY

Perry L. Teaff

Lieutenant Perry L. Teaff of Springfield was awarded the Navy Cross in San Diego, California in 1942 for his extraordinary courage in action during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

Urban Bee Farming

Springfield City Council recently amended their ordinance that allows citizens to keep honey bees on their property.  

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FROM THE STACKS

How Would You...?

Arranging books in a meaningful or practical way is the goal, but if you could arrange books in any way, how would you do it?

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Reference USA New Homeowners

Reference USA New Homeowners
Updated weekly, this database lists new homeowners across the United States.


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