Local History and Genealogy

The New History Room

If you haven’t been to the history room recently, come by for a visit! You’ll notice something different as soon as you get to the second floor when you see our beautiful new entrance. But that’s just the beginning. The local history room has gone through a lot of changes over the last few months. From time to time we were noisy, a little dusty, and sometimes even closed; but the disruption has really paid off! We now have twice as much space, and everything we need to help with local history and genealogy research is easily accessible. Improvements to the history room include:

• Special collections conveniently separated for easy access, including: genealogy; city directories and phonebooks; maps and atlases; and yearbooks.
Microfilm, microfilm reader/printers, and hard copies of Kalamazoo Gazettes housed within the history room.
• Print station is now located next to the computers.
• Shelves have more room, making books easier to find and giving us room to grow!

Enjoy a few photos of the new history room and then come in and see it for yourself.

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History room entry
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http://www.kpl.gov/local-history/room.aspx 

 


The New History Room

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If you haven’t been to the history room recently, come by for a visit! You’ll notice something different as soon as you get to the second floor when you see our beautiful new entrance. But that’s just the beginning. The local history room has gone through a lot of changes over the last few months. From time to time we were noisy, a little dusty, and sometimes even closed; but the disruption has really paid off! We now have twice as much space, and everything we need to help with local history and genealogy research is easily accessible. Improvements to the history room include:

• Special collections conveniently separated for easy access, including: genealogy; city directories and phonebooks; maps and atlases; and yearbooks.
Microfilm, microfilm reader/printers, and hard copies of Kalamazoo Gazettes housed within the history room.
• Print station is now located next to the computers.
• Shelves have more room, making books easier to find and giving us room to grow!

Enjoy a few photos of the new history room and then come in and see it for yourself.

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history-room-598

maps-598

microfilm-598

newspapers-598

Book

History room entry
entry-160
http://www.kpl.gov/local-history/room.aspx 

 

Posted by Beth Timmerman at 12/05/2013 09:38:27 AM | 


Beautiful! Congratulations!
Posted by: keith ( Email ) at 12/6/2013 10:23 AM


A pleasant environment in which to work and explore.
Posted by: Steve Leuy ( Email ) at 12/15/2013 8:25 PM


Been there many times looking for info and the staff know where to find what I need.
Posted by: John VanderBilt ( Email ) at 12/24/2013 8:50 AM


Very gorgeous environments that one day I will visit!
Posted by: Thomas ( Email ) at 2/16/2014 3:59 PM


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