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5 Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy Research with Old Maps + Sanborn Fire Maps

Many of us (myself included) have almost never used maps to expand our search for our ancestor’s history. The June 2nd Genealogical Society program at the Batavia Branch Library entitled “5 Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy Research with Old Maps + Sanborn Maps” will help anyone learn more about what maps can do for family […]

Victorian Parlor Games

The Victorian era has a reputation for being rigid. If you take a moment to consider what they wore during that time—layers of clothes and hats and corsets—you can understand some of the rigidity. However, it wasn’t all etiquette and seriousness. People in that time period still wanted to be entertained and enjoy themselves just […]

Booklovers Podcast: Laugh with Us!

Welcome to another episode of the Booklovers Podcast. In honor of National Humor Month, Andrea and I are talking about books that make us laugh. Please rate and review our podcast. It helps other listeners discover the Booklovers Podcast. Subscribe so you never miss an episode! Like a great book, our podcast can be shared. […]

Booklovers Podcast: Ready to Read Literacy Kits

Welcome to another episode of the Booklovers Podcast. This week, Andrea and I welcome Cara, a youth librarian from our Amelia Branch Library to the podcast. Cara talks about a great early literacy resource, our Ready to Read Literacy Kits or as she describes them – storytime in a bag! Ready to Read Literacy Kits […]