Curbside service began on June 29, 2020 during regular hours

Regular Hours of Operation:

              Monday:           10:00 – 8:00
              Tuesday:           10:00 – 8:00
              Wednesday:    Closed
              Thursday:         10:00 – 8:00
              Friday:               10:00 – 5:00
              Saturday:          Closed July & August

The library will continue with curbside service until July 13, 2020. 

At that time, the following will apply:

  • Please call 938-6301 for appointment times.
  • Limit of 5 patrons in the library at one time.
  • Face coverings are mandatory.
  • All patrons must sanitize their hands, have their temperature taken and sign in with contact information. Hand sanitizer will be provided.
  • Please practice social distancing by keeping 6 feet away from others.
  • Only three computers are available to the public. Please specify when making appointment if you wish to use a computer.
  • Patrons will be allowed 30 minutes to select books, movies or to use the computer.
  • DVD limit is 4 per patron.
  • No food, drinks or backpacks are allowed in the library.
  • The Community Room is closed to the public.
  • Restroom facilities are locked to the public at this time. However, a key is available for emergency use and staff will sanitize after each usage.
  • All toys, puzzles, magazines and newspapers are not available for use at this time.
  • Returned library materials must be placed in the drop box or the tote on the floor by the drop box inside. Please do not give the items to library staff.
  • All returned materials will be quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before being checked in and placed back into inventory.
  • We will be cleaning and disinfecting the library and the materials per guidelines announced by the Center for Disease Control.

Thank you for your support and understanding during this difficult time.  We look forward to seeing everyone again!

Linda McCubbin

Ancestry Library Edition

Discover your unique personal history!

The Memorial Library of Little Valley has a new resource that uses technology to make tracing family trees easier.  Ancestry Library Edition, a Web-based reference tool distributed by ProQuest, will allow you to start exploring your roots by searching a surname.  Anyone can come into the library to dig into Ancestry Library Edition‘s millions of records — as far back as the 1400s.

Once connected to Ancestry Library Edition, you’ll find a friendly opening screen that asks for the name of the person to be searched.  Key in the name, click on “Search” and Ancestry Library Edition scans its vast selection of U.S. federal and state census data, birth, marriage, and death records, military records, Social Security death records, and immigration lists.  It also includes an extensive collection of information from the U.K., including images, census records, and civil registrations.  Additionally, probate records dating back to the 1500s are included from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.  The information you find are pieces of a puzzle that you’ll assemble.  These records have “clues” to the past — places where ancestors lived, names of relatives, birth or death dates, etc. — that lead to more information.  Names can be added to form the “tree” or searched to find more clues.

Access Ancestry Library Edition in the library only HERE.