Event Calendar

Jul 26 2017
Luray Zoo: Ft. Valley
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Jul 26 2017
Summer Family Story Time: County
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Jul 26 2017
Baby Story Time: Strasburg
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Jul 26 2017
Shenandoah Garden Club--Stone House: County
01:00PM - 03:00PM

The books and manuscripts are arranged by modified Dewey Decimal classification. The areas of most common interest are

  • 929.1 Immigration Records
  • 929.2 Family Histories
  • Local Biographies
  • 973.3 Revolutionary War
  • 973.7 Civil War, 975.5 Virginia
  • 975.59 Shenandoah Valley
  • Other states and sources are also well represented. 

The two volume sets Virginia Historical Index by E. G. Swem and Virginiana by Virginia State Library are both helpful in locating sources to search. A finding aid is available.

Preregister today for all the summer fun with our new reading clubs for children and teens. Click here to sign up. To view a registration help sheet in PDF format click here. The program starts on June 19!

Click here to view our Bird Haven Oral History Project!

Completed through a partnership between our archives, JMU, and the owners of Bird Haven Farm, this site contained 14 oral history from the Bird Haven area in western Shenandoah County and focuses on the Shenandoah Community Workers woodworking factory in that area. 

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