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Mon - Wed 9:30 - 8:00 pm. Thurs & Friday 9:30 - 5:00 pm. Saturday 9:30 - 4:00 pm. Closed Saturdays June 1 thru Labor Day

Local History

Picture1Located on the second floor, the library has a Local History Room with items pertaining to the town’s history. Members of the EL Historical Commission are available to assist patrons with their research every Monday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, or by appointment. Please call the Information Desk (413)525-5400 ext. 1508 for more information. You may also contact the EL Historical Commission directly at history@eastlongmeadowma.gov.

 

The library also has the following eResources:
Ancestry Library Edition
This genealogy resource delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more on individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia through more than 7,000 available databases. Ancestry is available in the library only.

Heritage Quest (in-house)                    Heritage Quest (remote)
This collection consists of U.S. Federal Censuses from 1790 through 1930; genealogy and local history books from over 28,000 family histories, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), an index to periodicals of more than 2 million records of titles published since 1800.
Remote access is possible with an East Longmeadow library card.

Digital Commonwealth
Digital Commonwealth is a non-profit collaborative organization that provides resources and services to support the creation, management, and dissemination of cultural heritage materials held by Massachusetts libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives.

 

Additional Resources:
East Longmeadow (pdf)- view a list of historical properties and locations
Genealogy Websites – is a list compiled by East Longmeadow Librarians of internet sources that will help in your search and various Massachusetts groups dedicated to the pursuit of genealogy
Newspapers – a collection of 10 different Western MA newspapers and over 20 national magazines.
Remote access is possible with an East Longmeadow library card.

 

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Tuesday, September 26 th, 2017