We would like to welcome Mrs. Julie White as the Youth Services Coordinator. Julie’s experience working with youth, as a parent educator and homeschooler, as well as Taylor Memorial Public Library Director will enhance library services for Black River Falls area youth and families. Julie is excited to meet more preschoolers at the story time on Friday mornings. Stop in and meet Julie at the library – Mondays 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Wednesdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Fridays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thank you, Miss Jody!
Black River Falls Public Library staff would like to thank Jody Hanneman for her service to the Black River Falls Public Library. Her commitment to Black River Falls area youth through programming and grant writing has been appreciated. We wish her well as she continues in her library work as Library Director at the Ettrick Public Library.
The Black River Falls Public Library
Jackson County Historical Society Presents :
'The History of the Frank J. Hess & Sons Cooperage'
Saturday ~ March 8 ~ 1 p.m.
Black River Falls Library Program Room
222 Fillmore Street, Black River Falls, WI
For more information, click here or contact Library Director Tammy Peasley or Historian Mary I. Woods at 715-284-4112.
Registration form with speaker information for the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society 2014 Gene-A-Rama is now available in the Black River Falls Public Library-Jackson County History Room. The two day event, April 4-5, will be hosted by the Manitowoc County Genealogical Society and held at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc.
Speaking on the conference theme: Genealogical Tools: Moving Your Research Forward, will be main presenter Lisa Alzo. Alzo is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors.
Other speakers include Grace Dumelle, author and researcher; George Findlen, CG, an academic administrator who became a genealogist in retirement; Vickie Schnitzler, president of the WSGS and active researcher; Kay Scholtz, Neillsville, who will speak on The Wisconsin Krueger Family Tragedy, her first published book; and Edith Wagner, founder, publisher and editor of Reunions magazine and reunionsmag.com.
Brochures and more conference details are available in the Jackson County History Room, 222 Fillmore Street, Black River Falls, WI or by contact historian Mary Woods at 715-284-4112,firstname.lastname@example.org.
A library staff member will be available Wednesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning Wednesday, January 29.
Assistance will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Bring your Kindle, Nook or other electronic device to learn how to access eBooks through Overdrive. Technical support for computer questions will also be available.