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Birthday Books (and other stories)

Volume 3 Issue 5 December 1996

Among the treasures in the Simsbury Free Library Collections are two birthday books belonging to the members of the Winslow family. Birthday books kept track of the events in the lives of family and friends especially their birthdays in a small book that could be kept at one’s desk. It appears to be the custom for the owners of these books to have the actual person sign their name on the date to be remembered.

“Making Sense of the Census” Seminar Offered

Volume 3 Issue 3 August 1996

A free Members Only Seminar will be held on Sunday afternoon, September 29th from 1 – 4 PM. The topic, Making Sense of the Census, will cover the uses of Federal and State Censuses.

Spring Open House May 11th 10 AM – 3 PM (and other stories)

Volume 3 Issue 2 May 1996

Dust off your genealogy research and bring it along to our Spring Open House.

Newsletter (and other stories)

Volume 3 Issue 1 March 1996


We have a new system up and running with 1 million bytes of memory (1 gigabytes to the true computer user). Designed and built especially to meet our specific research needs, it will allow us to search records especially census indexes in Compact Disc (CD) format, connect with the Internet and run various genealogical software programs.

Where we are

Tuesday & Thursday: 11:00am–5:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturday: 10:00am–2:00pm

Simsbury Free Library • 749 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 484 • Simsbury, CT 06070 • 860-408-1336