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Take Me Out to the Ballgame...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame...

Baseball season is now in full-swing. The Carmel Clay Public Library has several books about baseball that can be enjoyed by both the novice and hardcore baseball fan.

Whether you root for the Cubs, Reds, Cardinals or another major or minor league baseball team, check out one of the books below and get ready to head to the ballpark this summer.

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Genealogy Drop-In Labs

Genealogy Drop-In Labs

Genealogy and family history research have become very popular. The Carmel Clay Public Library is pleased to offer drop-in labs that can assist you in researching your family tree.

Stop in and have volunteers help you use the library’s genealogy databases, which include Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, Fold 3 and American Ancestors.

No appointment or sign-up is necessary. The labs are held on Tuesdays from 10:00am to 1:00pm and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:45pm. Each session is held in the Training Room on the 2nd floor of the library. For more information stop by the Reference Desk or call 844-3362.
 

Don't Leave Home Without Your Library Card!

Don't Leave Home Without Your Library Card!

As part of our Summer Challenge we are encouraging you to take a photo of your Carmel Clay Public Library card while you are on vacation! Between May 15 and August 15, snap a photo of your library card somewhere interesting, email it to librarycardtravels@carmel.lib.in.us and we’ll post it on our Pinterest board.

Near or far, we’d love to see where your library card has traveled!
 

Featured Research Tools

     

Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Original records at Fold3 help you discover and share stories about these everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them. Fold3 includes access to the following archives: African American, American Revolution, Native American, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Case File and WWII.