The Bradley County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its quarterly meeting on Sunday, July 9 at 2:30pm at the History Branch & Archives. Dr. Richard Jones, professor of anthropology at Lee University, will present findings about the mysterious tunnels beneath Cleveland. This program is free and open to the public.
Renovations are underway on the second floor of the History Branch & Archives. The History Branch will be open for regular hours during the construction.
Join us every Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Community Room for free lunch through July 26 in partnership with Bradley Cleveland Community Services Agency. Lunch is available to all members of the community from birth to age 18 and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Join us Sunday, June 4 at 2:30pm to support 8th grade students from Lake Forest Middle School before they take their National History Day documentary Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds: Faith, Family, Friends, Freedom to Washington, D.C. after winning first place at the regional and state level. The result of extensive research, their film focuses on Master Sergeant […]
History Branch to Host “On Southern Ground: Tennessee Land Records for Genealogists” with Charles Sherrill, State Librarian and Archivist
Join us Sunday, June 11 at 2:30 pm for a look at how Tennessee land records can provide context for genealogical research led by Charles A. Sherrill (M.A., M.L.S.), State Librarian and Archivist of Tennessee, with responsibility for the state’s legal and historical records. A former director of the Cleveland Public Library, he has been […]
We all know the children of the library have a great reading program over the summer! But many of you don’t know that we have amazing things for adults too! Registration | Click here! | Reading Requirements | Complete 5 squares on the Adult Summer Reading Bingo Card which can be picked up on or after June […]
Sweet Sounds Jazz Combo to perform on the Jarnigan House front porch. Please bring lawn chairs if you have them! Sunday, May 21 at 5pm
Summer Reading sign-up begins May 1, 2017. We are asking that participants read at least 20 minutes a day, experience something new, build something, change your part of the world in a positive way this summer. Reading journals can be picked up at the Summer Reading Kick-off on June 3rd at 2pm, at the Children’s Desk […]
History Branch to Host Tennessee in the Great War: Finding Your World War I Ancestor, presented by Gordon T. Belt
Join us at the History Branch & Archives on Saturday, May 13 at 2:00pm for Tennessee in the Great War, a program about finding your World War I ancestors presented by Gordon T. Belt. Mr. Belt, who has had a lifelong passion for history, is the author of John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero and currently […]
We will be celebrating National Pet Month during the month of May with a month-long exhibit of pet-inspired art in the downstairs and upstairs galleries. Requirements: Submissions will be accepted from Friday, April 21 to Wednesday, May 24. Paintings, drawings, sketches or photos will be accepted Each submission must be framed Each frame must be fitted […]