All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

LOCAL HISTORY & GENEALOGY

Monday, December 1, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "All I Want for Christmas." Show and tell about your latest family research hardware and software "finds" and gadgets during our annual sharing session. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogy Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Symbols of the Season." Member Rosemary Bane presents seasonal customs from a variety of cultures. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Genealogical Sources In and About Christian County." Member Mabel Phillips describes materials available to researchers on the people and records of Christian County, Missouri, in person, online, in media and in print.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Missouri State Archives: Where History begins." As the repository for state government records, the Missouri State Archives holds an abundance of genealogical resources. Archivist Christine Miller will provide an overview of the records available for research, including more than 62,000 reels of county records on microfilm; along with information on distance research through online databases and research requests. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Monday, February 2, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "ProShow: Photo Slideshow Creator Part I" Member Charlie Dischinger will explain how ProShow Gold allows you to easily create stunning photo slideshows for friends, family, business or just for fun. Part II is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, March 2. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Unrestricted Warfare: The 1916-17 Streetcar Strike." Erin Smither, manuscript specialist for the State Historical Society of Missouri, will discuss the cause of the strike, analyze community support for striking workers, and reveal how a kidnapping and murder affected the outcome. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Then and Now." John Sellers, executive director of the History Museum on the Square, will present historic photographs of Springfield sites and what is there today. He'll also talk about challenges in finding some locations due to changing street numbers and names through the years. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.
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