Barry County Libraries

 

Delton District Library

330 N Grove Street

Delton, MI

Library Hours

Mon, Wed Fri - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

     Tues, Thurs - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

            Saturday - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

Dowling Public Library

1765 E. Dowling Road

Hastings, MI 49058

Library Hours

Mon-Wed & Fri - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

          Saturday - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

Freeport District Library

208 S. State Street

Freeport, MI

Library Hours

Mon 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thurs 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00am
(Sep. - Apr.)

Rural Schools of Barry County

 

 

Hastings Public Library
227 E. State Street
Hastings, MI. 49058

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hastings Banner Clippings - 1961 - 1981 1991 Events of the year
Hastings Banner - Index 1946 - 1983

Microfilm: Newspaper

Hastings Banner - 1856 - Current

Hastings High School Year Books First Land Owners of Barry County, MI

Maple Valley News - Memories of the Past

1879 - 1990 & 1992

From Time to Time - Hastings Banner

1991 - 1994

Hastings City Directories 1924 - current

Barry County Index's

Births - Marriages

Weddings & Engagements - 1962 - 1980

Barry Co Clerk Death Records 1934 - 2002

Burial Permits for out of County Deaths

Barry County Cemetery Records Williams Funeral Home Records - Vol. 3-12
Barry County Divorces - 1880 - 1910 Naturalizations - 1851 - 1930
Barry County Rural Schools Plat Books - 1860, 1873, 1895, 1930

This is only a small list of what is available at the library, 

a wonderful place to research, 2nd floor - handicapped accessible

 

Putnam Public Library 

327 N Main Street

Nashville, MI 49073

Library Hours

Mon & Wed - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday - 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

 

Thornapple Kellogg High School & Community Library

3885 Bender Road

Middleville, Michigan 49333

Located within the Thornapple Kellogg High School - easy access

Library Hours - School Year

Mon, Wed, Fri - 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tues, Thurs - 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Winter, Spring & Summer Break

Mon, Wed - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tues, Thurs - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Thornapple Kellogg Public Library (Middleville) closes when the
Thornapple Kellogg School District closes for inclement weather.

 

Norma Velderman Genealogical Collection

 

This unique and massive collection of Genealogical documents for the county of Barry was donated by Norma Velderman's family after her death and is stored at the Thornapple Kellogg Public Library in Middleville, MI. This is an extensive collection that must be viewed on site, there is no library staff able to do lookups for you. 

Please respect this request and visit the library.

Large Photo Collection Thornapple Kellogg High School Yearbooks
Family Histories Church Photo's
Parmilee Church 1956 St. Cyril Methodist Church
History of First Baptist Church Middleville Irving Township Churches

Leighton United Methodist Church 

1863 - 1991

Rutland Township Churches
Yankee Springs Churches Thornapple Township Churches
Barry County Cemeteries Area Photo's
Family Stories Ellinger Diary - Civil War
1864 Allegan County Atlas Directory Freeport Scrapbook - Lorna Fisk

1981 Early Loggers & The Sawmill

by Peter Adams

Down Memory Lane - by Norma Velderman

published in The Sun & News, Middleville, MI

Rural Schools & School Photo's First Land Owners of Barry County, MI

Middleville Sun Newspapers - 1896 & 1897

These old newspapers are a treasure!  They date between 1890 and 1914.  Unfortunately they are not available to all who would like to see them.  They are also very fragile. For those researching genealogy, these papers are full of goings on, listing family names and activities. These newspapers were very inclusive and covered a very large area;  Middleville, Caledonia, Wayland, Hastings, Irving, Rutland, Leighton, Thornapple, Allegan, etc.  As well as national news. This project was done in conjunction with the school's newspaper collection. People can view two years of the Sun and News on line! 

www.middlevillesun.com

This is only a small list of what is available at the library, 

a wonderful place to research.

 

George W. Spindler Memorial Library

186 North Main Street

Woodland, Michigan 

Library Hours

Monday - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday - 12: noon - 6:00 pm

Thursday - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This Library - Building & 1400 volumes was donated to Woodland Township 

by George W. Spindler 

on his 80th Birthday - November 15, 1951

Lake Odessa - A Centennial History City of Hastings MI - 1871 - 1971
Barry County Michigan - 1985 Sunfield Town & Country - 1994
History of Allegan & Barry County The Sebewa Recollector - Ionia County
Local Scrapbooks Family Files (limited)
No microfilms available Woodland Records - Names Persons, Organizations & Places - May 1991

Woodlands Library Cooperative Member Libraries Pages

Other Michigan Public Libraries

Barry County MIGenWeb Index
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