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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.
October 4, 2021 By: Rachel Farley
Updated library hours
Beginning Monday, October 11, 2021, the library will be open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays,. Wednesday hours will continue to be 10--2pm for the present time.
HQRL is closed on Sundays.
Any questions or concerns, leave a message for Susan at the library, 253-863-1806.
-- Susan Nolan, Volunteer Coordinator
August 8, 2021 By: Rachel Farley
HQRL transactions on hold
EasyNetSites is moving our data files on Tuesday, August 10 to a new server as part of their infrastructure upgrade. The site will still be available for members but no one should do, e.g. renewals after midnight 8/9 to midnight 8/11. Any transactions would not be picked up by them if it happens in that window of time.
July 22, 2021 By: Rachel Farley
Online resources for e-books
Link to article from the Dick Eastman blog highlights five places to download free digital e-books, audiobooks etc.
June 23, 2021 By: Rachel Farley
Grant awarded to HQRL!
HQRL is grateful for the Washington State Department of Commerce Artsfund NCR grant. NCR stands for Nonprofit Community Recovery Grant and covers the time period of March 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 -- to cover expenses incurred during our COVID closure.
Special thanks to Joyce Phillips and Jo-Anne Huber for writing the grant application and Carolyn Pasquier for suggesting it.
Good job everyone!
For further information about this grant click on this link to the Artsfund.