Talmage Public Library

IMG 2747405 Main St.
Talmage, NE 68448
Phone: (402) 264-3875
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Carol Fisher -  Librarian
 
Office Hours:
Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7 pm
Saturdays 8-11 am
 
 


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Talmage Public Library is the central facility associated with the the library system that serves Talmage, Nebraska. The collection of the library contains 4011 volumes and serves a population of 268 residents.
 
The Talmage Public Library holds numerous genealogical holdings within its facility, to include original copies of the Talmage Tribune newspaper, which ran from 1886 to 1960, and also of the Talmage Topics newspaper, which ran from 1960 to 1973.  To view the complete index of all their genealogical holdings, please open the 'Talmage Genealogical Holdings' file located on the left side of this page.
 
 
"The Talmage Public Library was begun in 1904 by efforts of community ladies with a donation of 80 books.  Today it's remodeled and expanded space includes a collection of thousands of books, videos, records and copies of early newspapers, providing a good source for historical and genealogical research.   Online computer access makes available unlimited information." (1)
 
 
 
 
Works Cited:
 
(1) Rohlfing, Alma. "History of the Talmage Public Library." (2009). Print.

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Genealogy Events

Did you pay your 2019 DUES?  Thank you for your continued support - we need your membership to maintain our school signs and to keep our website.  If you haven't - please go to the Membership page for membership form/address. Be sure to check out the Syracuse, Elmwood, Seward and many other area newspapers ONLINE !!  Links are provided to the left of this side bar.

 OCGS EVENT:

 Meetings are the 3rd Saturday of the Month - watch our FB page and our website for details each month.

Hey, Members!!!  check out the Membership page for Cemetery Databases updates!!!!

June 15th - Tours at Tecumseh - Meet at Syracuse Library @ 10am - Lunch after the Tours @ Lorton Lounge!

June 22nd - Lincoln Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Summer Workshop - Lincoln - check their website for details!

July 19 - 20th Nebraska County School Association Conference in Nebraska City - we'll have a booth for genealogical help and a membership Special!  Volunteers needed to assist with the booth

July 26th - 27th - Booth at Otoe County Fairgrounds - Kids Family History Charts and coloring.  Membership Special and Genealogical Assistance - volunteers needed to assist with the booth.

DNA workship - finding the connections using DNA!  Details coming soon - be sure to sign up at the Resource Room!

Resource room is always available by appointment - Contact Barb Wilhelm.  It is open on the 2nd Saturday of the month 9:30 - 11:00 for your research needs!

 New Online information & research tips

(find more FREE sites on Our MEMBERS ONLY PAGE!)

 Otoe County Newspapers - Syracuse & Nebraska City

http://otoecountyne.advantage-preservation.com 

This is a link to other states newspapers:

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/newspaper-research-links.html#.W1B2RtJKiM8

Various NEBRASKA Newspapers:

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/blog/nebraska-online-historical-newspapers-summary#.W1B2-NJKiM8

Elmwood Public Library has ELMWOOD NEWSPAPERS DIGITIZED:

http://casscountyne.advantage-preservation.com/

Seward Public Library also has Seward papers online:

http://seward.advantage-preservation.com/search

HAPPY SEARCHING!!!

 

Syracuse Museum of Memories - Looking for Volunteers.  They meet every Wednesday, 9AM.  Open every Sunday afternoon - May-October, else by Appointment.  See their page on our site for further details. 

 

2019 Meeting Minutes

 

March 2019 Minutes