Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Updated Hours for Genealogy Room Use

Please call 601-684-2661, Ext. 4 to schedule an appointment to use the McComb Public Library's Genealogy Room. 

Limit 2 people per appointment for a reservation time of 1 hour.

Appointment times are available Monday - Friday.

 
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
 
Wednesdays we close at 1:00 p.m. 
 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday we close from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for lunch

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Recently Added to McComb Genealogy/History

SEE UPDATED HOURS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST. 9/1/2020

Mississippi Train Rider: The Trains and Travels of the Rev. Frank A. Brooks, Jr.
Edited by R. Milton Winter, including a memory by William G. McAtee
(Link goes to the book's Ebay listing that includes a description of the book)

Bynum families of Blount County, Alabama
by Bruce A. Jordan

Cornelius families of Blount County, Alabama
by Bruce A. Jordan

Murphree families of Blount County, Alabama
by Bruce A. Jordan

Obion County history, Union City, Tennessee: Volume 1
by Obion County Historical Society

Tennesseans before 1800: Davidson County
by Marjorie Hood Fischer

Trigg County cemeteries: 1811-1979
bv Judith Ann Maupin

Georgia marriages 1811 through 1820: prepared from extant legal records and published sources
edited by Mary Bondurant Warren

Fincastle & Kentucky County, VA-KY records and history
by Michael L. Cook

Logan County, Kentucky deed abstracts: 1792-1813: abstracts of deed books volumes A1, A, B, C
by Joyce Martin Murray

Old Northwest Texas: Historical-Statistical-Biographical: Navarro County: 1846-1860
by Nancy Timmons Samuels

REMEMBER:

Genealogy Room visits are currently BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Limit 2 for a reservation time of ONE HOUR. Must have a Genealogy Access Card and knowledge of genealogy equipment use. (You can sign up for an access card when you come for your appointment, if necessary.)  

CALL 601-684-2661, ext. 4 to schedule.

APPOINTMENTS WILL BE MADE BETWEEN THE FOLLOWING HOURS: 
(These times went into effect a few days after I posted the above.)
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays we close at 1:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday we close from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for lunch

Monday, August 3, 2020

Now Closed for Lunch


NOTICE: Effective Monday, August 3, 2020, the McComb Public Library will CLOSE DAILY for LUNCH, from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

See adjusted operating hours below: 
CURBSIDE SERVICE
Monday–Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CLOSED 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CLOSED 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 
COMPUTER USE
Study Room, Genealogy
(by appointment)
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CLOSED 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Update on services

The McComb Public Library is once again offering computer / study room / genealogy room use BY APPOINTMENT. 
 
Time slots can fill quickly, so it's best to call and schedule an appointment. 601-684-2661, ext. 3 or 4 OR you can email pawlsystem2019@gmail.com. Walk-ins will be allowed IF we are not at our limit of 4 people on the computers.
 
We will let you know what times are available when you call and anything else you need to know - i.e., requirements for entering the library, info on computer use, etc.
 
All other available services remain CURBSIDE.
This includes book checkouts, copies, faxes, scans, laminating, and computer printouts.
 
Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

NOTICE

The McComb Public Library will be open for CURBSIDE service ONLY this week.
Currently, we are accepting EXACT CHANGE ONLY for printouts, faxes, etc. 
We are currently taking reservations for computers, study rooms, and genealogy for next week (July 27-31, 2020).
Call 601-684-2661 (Ext. 3 or 4)
or email
mccombpubliclibrary@gmail.com
to schedule an appointment.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Books added to our collection

More books added to McComb's genealogy collection:

1. South Carolina immigrants, 1760 to 1770
abstracted by Jack Moreland Jones and Mary Bondurant Warren.

2. Life at Parks Air Force Base
(California; no date on cover; copyrighted 1955)

3. The heritage of Fayette County, Alabama
[The Fayette County Heritage Book Committee.]

4. Tiger Rags
This is a compilation of the McComb High School newspaper from the 1938-39 school year.

5. A genealogical record of the descendants of John and Mary Palmer of Concord, Chester (now Delaware) Co., Pa.: especially through their son, John Palmer, Jr., and sons-in-law, William and James Trimble, with notes of ancestry, or information of many of the families with whom they intermarried
by Lewis Palmer.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Recently Added


Recently donated and added to the Genealogy collection at McComb Public Library: 


1. Descendants of John Smylie of Scotland: Nathaniel Smylie 

2. Ancestors of Laurel Shannon Albritton Gorman
by Laurel Shannon Albritton Gorman

3. The Christopher Guice family in America: other families: Harmon, Kinnison, Martin, Siddon
by Julia Cook Guice

4. The Diary of Lawrence Marion Boatner: 1839-1849 (4 volumes)

Genealogy Room visits are currently BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Limit 2 for a reservation time of ONE HOUR. Must have a Genealogy Access Card and knowledge of genealogy equipment use. (You can sign up for an access card when you come for your appointment, if necessary.)  

CALL 601-684-2661, ext. 4 to schedule.

Appointment times are Monday-Thursday between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Friday between 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

See library COVID-19 updates here.