Heritage Quest covers more than 25,000 family and local histories and includes the complete U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1940, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), the Revolutionary War Pension Applications & Bounty Land Warrant Applications, U.S. Indian Census Rolls, and the Freedman’s Bank Records (1865-1874). Visit this resource at http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login/ipbarcode?aid=13274 .
Friday July 27, 2018 is the first ever End of Summer Reading Ice Cream Social. At 2pm at the Belt Branch, not only will there be ice cream for the first 250 people, but there will also be balloon animals and face painting. But, wait, there’s more! Minit Mart and “Captain Cool” will be at the Library and will be giving Godfather’s Pizza and goody bags to the first 250 people.
The Savannah Branch will also be hosting an Ice Cream Social on July 27, 2018 at 3pm. Families are invited to come and have ice cream, and also draw with sidewalk chalk, play with bubbles and hula hoops.
Be sure to bring your summer reading form to get your final prize and end your “Libraries Rock” summer with a bang!
The Tech Tuesday program on July 24, 2018 will be a Technology Petting Zoo. Drop in between 4 and 5pm at the Belt Branch and take a look at some different tech gadgets, software, apps, and websites. No pressure– just explore, touch, play, and try the tech devices and find out more about what is out there. Have a suggestion for a gadget, software, app, or website you think others might find useful? Come and share! Familiarity breeds fearlessness!