Respect For Elders: Eva Nyberg, Grandson Stephen, Daughter-in-Law Rebecca

Recently, Rebecca Nyberg led a class at the library on Respect for Elders. Audio Recording of Rebecca’s Story http://libraryperceptionreality.areavoices.com/2017/06/01/respect-for-elders/ Rebecca’s Lesson Plan I am an only child raised with a healthy respect and awe for my elders. My story begins about ten years ago when my husband’s parents needed help. First staying with them when…
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Genealogy On-Line Searching

                                              Taught by Barb Gilliss Caine Barb discovered her love for family history at her great-grandmother’s knee. An education major, she is on staff at JRVLS where she serves as a reference specialist and assists genealogy patrons. Barb has traced her lineage from Edward Fuller, a Mayflower Passenger. Her special interest is online genealogy, as well…
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Library Story: From Sparta To Jamestown Via Libraries

Jill Shaffer is an Ecologist for the USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center in Jamestown, ND Libraries are the dynamic testament to a community’s need for intellectual stimulation and sense of community.  I can’t imagine a thriving community without a library.  My own library story begins at the Sparta Free Library in small town Sparta, Wisconsin. …
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