NOTE: The Friends Bookstore is closed January 18-21 for inventory management. Normal hours resume next week.
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Our genealogy book collection in the history room is really wonderful, but out of necessity it has always been limited to mainly local resources and those for areas the majority of Kalamazoo settlers came from. For that reason, our U.S. books primarily cover New England and Mid-Atlantic states. Our genealogy databases, Ancestry, HeritageQuest, and America’s Genealogy Bank, deal with all parts of the country but many things aren’t available that way, and it would always be nice to have more information about resources in states we aren’t as familiar with....
Posted by Beth, Dec 30, 2016 11:27:19 AM
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