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  • Posted on: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    The Archives of Sexuality and Gender is the largest collection available in support of the study of gender and sexuality, enables scholars to make new connections in LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, health, political science, policy studies, and other related areas of research.

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    Posted on: Friday, October 02, 2015

    Maybe you have noticed that as newspaper charges have risen, obituaries have gotten briefer, and fewer of them are being published.  I find it very sad to think that a person may simply disappear so completely that his future family members never discover where, when or how he lived his life. As for yourself, don’t be so humble that you think nobody will care about your life.  Your story will benefit someone.  Try to leave your footprints behind in a number of ways. I've got some pointers for you that might just help .

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    Posted on: Thursday, October 01, 2015

    Are you on a quest to find your family? Now, is the perfect time to start your research, because October is Family History Month. The Metropolitan Library System has a wealth of resources to help you on your journey. At the Downtown Library, a genealogy librarian is ready to help you, as are several other staff members who have years of experience in genealogical research. We love to get genealogy questions and help you find your ancestors!

  • Stay Current with Your Library Card
    Posted on: Friday, September 19, 2014

    Wouldn’t it be convenient to have 24 hour access to the library, without ever leaving home?

    If you have a library card, you can!  Log on to our brand new website to access the new library catalog, full of extras. You can search for materials and reserve them, or manage your account.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
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