Family Search: Family Search is a free database provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. You do not need to register to search, but you must register in order to build and save a family tree.
Ancestry.com: To use Ancestry, with no additional cost, you can use our subscription available at the Genealogy Center.
Eckhart Public Library will have reduced hours around Christmas and New Year's Day.
The Teen Library will open at noon on the following weekdays: Tuesday, December 22; Wednesday, December 23; and Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31.
Need a book while we're closed? Our eBooks and downloadable audiobooks are always available!
September 10, 2014
Family History Fall Bootcamp
The Willennar Genealogy Center is offering a Family History Fall Boot Camp! If you want to learn more about researching family history or genealogy, this is the course for you!"Boot camp" runs for four Wednesdays in a row. Attendees will watch a 30-minute DVD lecture by Dr. John Philip Colletta, a genealogy professor, and then, with the help and guidance of Willennar Genealogy Center staff members, including supervisor Jenny Kobiela-Mondor, will be able to begin putting what they learned into practice using Willennar Genealogy Center materials.
July 16, 2014
John Martin Smith Collection Presentation
Genealogy assistant Mike Mapes will give a short talk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the Sinclair Station at 1304 N. Main Street.
The talk will be followed by an open house, where guests will be able to take a closer look at various items of interest from the collection. Genealogy interns Amber Braun and Chelsea Molin will be available to talk about their work with the collection and answer questions.
Guests will also have the opportunity to learn how they might get involved through volunteering.
June 18, 2014
ACRES Land Trust Presentation
Heather Barth from ACRES Land Trust will be at the Willennar Genealogy Center on Wednesday, June 18, at 6 p.m. to talk about ACRES, including its recently announced plan to open a 93-acre nature preserve south of Auburn. Read more about her visit on Charlie Chat!
|Friday, December 19th|
|1:00 PM Book the Digital Lab|
|Tuesday, December 23rd|
|5:00 PM Library Closing Early: Christmas|
|Thursday, January 1st|
|10:00 AM Library Closed: New Year's|
|Monday, January 5th|
|10:00 AM Eckhart Winter Read|
|Tuesday, January 13th|
|6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting - January|
|Monday, January 19th|
|10:00 AM Library Closed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day|
|Saturday, February 7th|
|2:00 PM Literary Doctor Who Series|
|Tuesday, February 10th|
|6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting - February|
|Monday, February 16th|
|10:00 AM Library Closed: Presidents' Day|
|Tuesday, March 10th|
|6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting - March|