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Book search now available online for The Levering Library and The Jim and Shirley Hayes Genealogy Center


You can now search for any of our books online through our new system. You can search by name, author, title or keyword. We will be adding additional searchable holdings in the future.

To access the data bank, click here;  Library/Genealogy Book search:

Some examples of the searchable books include:

Historical books

Birth, Death, Obituaries, Census records

Cemetery records

Family histories

Local history



We want to thank Rita Levering and Bret and Cindy Hayes for their generous contributions which have made the library and genealogy center possible.  The Levering Library is our gem in historical and local research material and the Jim and Shirley Hayes Genealogy Center is a beacon for people searching for their family histories and roots.