Upcoming Events

See All Events

New at the Library

From The Blog

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

23 Oct 2017

“Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one.” That eerie rhyme is something most kids learn in middle school when they first hear about Lizzie Borden. I picked it up on the playground as part of[Read more]

Read Full Post


Raising the Davenport Dead: Finding Early Gravesites and Cemeteries

21 Oct 2017

Helping people find their Scott County ancestors’ burial places is a regular part of our work here at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. To continue with our Family History Month theme this October, we would like to share something of … Continue reading →

Read Full Post