Genealogy & History Group:
Join our Genealogy & History Group: The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Call (563)578-3324 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the email list for news and event reminders:
Tuesday, May 17 at 5:30pm- Zoom Video Meeting Tool: video chat basics class
Tuesday, June 14 at 5:30pm- Meeting 3- Tentative topic/title announcement
Tuesday, July 12 at 5:30pm- Meeting 4- Tentative topic/title announcement
Additional History Programs & Events:
Tuesday, June 14 to Thursday, June 16- Iowa History Mobile Museum Visit
- Tuesday 6/14 from 10:00am until 6:00pm
- Wednesday 6/15 from 10:00am until 5:00pm
- Thursday 6/16 from 10:00am until 6:00pm
Thursday, July 14 to Sunday, July 17- Sumner Sesquintennial (150 year) Celebration!
*available only onsite
This service is sponsored by Sumner Public Library Foundation
Visit our Local History Room:
Filled with an ever growing collection of historical items, our local history room is the perfect place for someone to research local and familial histories.
Local Newspaper 1881-2020:
The Local History room has a microfilm viewer to view the collection of microfilm. Patrons must check out the machine and microfilm at the circulation desk.
We hope to have our scanning hub set up inside the library soon. Now is as good of a time as ever to start going through old photos!
Bremer County Historical Society:
402 W. Bremer Ave, Waverly, IA 50677
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Iowa Historical Newspapers:
University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library Iowa list of historical newspaper links.
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