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Update: September 2018 

Do you need help with your genealogical research? Have you hit a wall that you need help in getting over? The Special Collections staff can help.  Each Wednesday in September from 2 to 4pm the Special Collections will host a volunteer to assist you in getting to the next step of your research.  Come and learn new ways to use Ancestry.com as well as other genealogical resources available through the Special Collections.

October 2018 Programs Coming Up!

During National Archives Month this October, join us for a peek behind the curtain of Mooresville Public Library’s Special Collections! When: Mondays in October at 6:30pm. Where: Selma Burke Room at Mooresville Public Library

Monday, October 1st: Our first program will be a look at what you can find in the Special Collections and how to use the resources found there.  Join Collections staff as they show you some of the holdings of the Collections and give you a guided tour of what is offered.

Monday, October 8th: Our second program will be a look at resources both online and within the Collections for finding African American ancestry.  Join Collections staff as they show you some of the ways to find and research your African American heritage

Monday October 15th: Our third program will be a look at how to research records in the county deeds office.  Join staff of the Iredell County Register of Deeds as they show you what is new and how to look up vital records.

Monday, October 22nd: Our fourth program will be a look at Chalmers Davidson's work The Plantation World Around Davidson.  Join the Special Collections and Archives staff from Davidson College as we explore southern Iredell and northern Mecklenburg counties before the War. 

Monday, October 29th: Our final program will be a look at how to research military records.  Join Collections staff as they show you some of the ways you can look for information on your military ancestors on-line and using resources in the Special Collections.  

ALSO, don't miss our Postcard Collection display in the Williams Wing at the library, and additional items on our NEW Virtual Exhibit here on Digital Mooresville!

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