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November 9, 2022 By: Rachel Farley
Update from Jo-Anne Huber
November 5, 2022: 
We have had many requests asking how we are doing after the fire next door. We are slowly gathering information about how to move forward. While we did not have any water damage with regards to the books, we have had major smoke damage and they will be sent out for cleaning. We thank everyone for their concern and good wishes during this stressful time. We will be back, and we will be better than ever. We will keep you posted.
October 30, 2022 By: Rachel Farley
Rick Sayre at 2022 Autumn Quest
Even though the HQRL Management Team and Board were dealing with the aftermath of a next door fire, Autumn Quest was still a "go" via Zoom. Rick Sayre provided so much good information and links for our research. His topics were NARA, how to access information in the National Archives; Military Manuscript Collections; Cool Tools for the Cemetery; and Online tools to Homestead Records. If you missed this wonderful seminar you can access a few of Rick's webinars at Legacy/Family Tree webinars.
Click here to find them.
October 29, 2022 By: Rachel Farley
HQRL temporary closure
October 28, 2022:  Due to a fire in downtown Sumner WA today, HQRL is currently closed.
The fire was in the building next to us and we will be assessing our library and keep you posted about our reopening.
  There are links at hqrl.com to genealogy resources: Members remote access to MyHeritage data base continues - look for the link under members in left column.  MyHeritage and Ancestry data bases plus FamilySearch documents are available when you come to the library in person.
August 22, 2022 By: Rachel Farley
Mayflower Society FREE online classes
The Mayflower Society has been offering virtual classes of their lecture series for the last two years - there is no registration required. There are fall classes scheduled plus the on-demand classes that were presented last year. Check it out!
Click here for webinar links.
July 16, 2022 By: Rachel Farley
Who Do You Think You Are tv show back...
NBC will be once again hosting this show after it moved from there to TLC for several seasons. This season features Allison Janney, Zachary Levi, Nick Offerman, Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto, and Bradley Whitford.
February 28, 2022 By: Rachel Farley
Release of 1950 Census
Family Tree Magazine has a helpful article about the April 1st release of the 1950 census data. There are forms available to capture data and details about the kind of information that will be available.
Click here for article.

December 13, 2021 By: Rachel Farley
Ancestry access from home ending...
Ancestry has been gracioius to allow our members to access their data base remotely during the COVID lockdown. They are ending that service to HQRL on December 31, 2021. HQRL members will still be able to visit the library to get access to Ancestry, My Heritage, Family Search and our other data bases..
Remote access to MyHeritage will continue.