Thursday, December 14, 2017

It's here!!

It's here!! The new microfilm machine is here and ready to use! Will get a pic posted soon. Currently working on my request backlog. Please be patient with me as I am still learning how everything works.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Yearbooks Added!

Yearbooks recently added to the collection 
of McComb Public Library: 

Southwest Mississippi Community College
"Whispering Pines" 
1940, 1941

 Millsaps College

Southeastern Louisiana University

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Recently Added to Our Collection

Recently Added to the Genealogy Collection at McComb Public Library:

Room 4: Stories of a Mississippi Girl and the Hotel She Called Home by Beth Ford
(The hotel she lived in was the McColgan Hotel in McComb, MS.)

Lewis Family History: North Carolina to Marion MS - compiled by Martha A. McKay and Edward Allen
(Story of Ben & Celia Lewis & children, Martin, James, Quinea, Lemuel & many descendants, with stories of their travels & counties where they lived, sourced)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


We will soon be getting a new microfilm scanner at the McComb Public Library! In addition to printing, the machine is also capable of sending images of the articles via email or saving to a USB drive. I will update here when it is arrived, set up, and ready for use!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Just Added!

Just Added to our Collection!

1. The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy
By Blaine Bettinger
Published October 13, 2016 by Family Tree Books

2. How to Archive Family Photos: A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally
By Denise May Levenick
Published May 22, 2015 by Family Tree Books
By Susan Tucker
Published May 19, 2016 by University Press of Mississippi

Thursday, May 18, 2017

New Books!


Being added to the genealogy collections of McComb & Liberty libraries:

1. Amite County's contribution to the War of 1812
compiled by Mary Pallon and William G. Barron

2. Family Bible Collection - Amite County, Mississippi and surrounding environs - collected primarily by John H. Parker (1887-1968)
Transcribed and compiled by Elizabeth Susan Clark Severson

Also added to the collection at the McComb Public Library:

From Barriere to Berger to Barrier
compiled by C. L. Kirkland, Jr.