BiblioBoard is comprised of two key components. The first is a vast database of more than 4.5 million pieces of content – documents, letters, maps, audio, video, etc. – organized into easy-to-search categories, called anthologies, accessible on all major tablet devices. Biblioboard listed more than 400 anthologies by the end of 2013 in literature, history, philosophy, religion, science, nature, Native American studies, women’s studies, music, sports, drama, games, crafts, cooking, and children’s literature. Each anthology is carefully chosen by its … Continue reading
October is Family History Month, and here at BCPL, we are hosting a selection of programs to celebrate and help you discover your roots. October 3 – Using Newspapers Online (6 p.m.) October 12 – Backroom Tour of the Minnie C. Winder Room (6 p.m.) October 13 – Library of Virginia Website Research (6 p.m.) October 18 – Genealogy on Facebook (6 p.m.) October 27 – Guest Speaker: Eddie Price – Ohio River Heritage (2 p.m.)* Guest Speaker: Eddie Price – … Continue reading
BOYD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TO PARTNER WITH POAGE DAR FOR “GENEALOGY DETECTIVES” The Boyd County Public Library is excited to announce its involvement in Poage Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution’s Genealogy Detectives. “Genealogy Detectives is a live event that will take place locally Friday, November 18, 2016. Nothing like this has ever been done in our area,” says Poage DAR Regent Amanda Tilsley, “and by presenting this show, we are giving individuals the opportunity to have genealogists trace their … Continue reading
We have just uploaded a brand new database. A first of it’s kind, and it’s right here on our website. The new database is a searchable list of Kentucky deaths from 2000-2012. Here is a link to the database page with a link on it. http://thebookplace.org/genealogy/databases/
The long awaited death certificates are here. Be sure to come and get the ones you need!
The index for the Ashland Daily Independent obituaries has been updated. It has been updated with the 2012 and a couple of months from the late 1920s as well as misc. corrections. The database now contains over 204,000 entries! In a couple of months we will be uploading material from July 1975 to 1980! We’ve been making great strides between staff entering material and volunteers at home! Jim Kettel Genealogy Supervisor