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Ann K and Preston H Leake Local History and Genealogy Collection

Welcome to the Ann K and Preston H Leake Local History and Genealogy Collection of the Appomattox Regional Library System. This begins our  effort to digitize primary documents, photographs, and slides reflecting the history of Hopewell, Prince George County, and Dinwiddie County. These materials are housed in the Ann K and Preston H Leake Local History and Genealogy room at...

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Basic Needs Directory

Click here to go to Aunt Bertha website and enter your zipode, and choose from the number of categories to find the right fit for you, or use the search box below.   Finding the things you need has never been easier: Emergency Services & Disaster Response Food Housing Baby Supplies, Clothing, and other Goods Transportation Health Care Services Financial...

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Glassdoor

Glassdoor.com is an online career community where past and current employees submit company reviews, salaries, and interview information. There is also a job board and some really great blogs that give advice to new and experienced job seekers alike. Find out what it's really like to work for a company through our employer reviews section, or figure out what you...

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The Hopewell News

The Appomattox Regional Library System has digitized preserved microfilm copies of The Hopewell News comprising the period of 1916-2004. The Hopewell News has been a daily, weekly, bi-weekly, and bi-monthly at various times.. This project was made possible through the generous gift of Anne and Preston Leake to the ARLS Local History and Genealogy Room. The Hopewell News, locally managed...

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Find It Virginia

Access free online resources: search for full-text articles, multimedia, news & more. FindItVA

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Genealogy Databases

Genealogy Databases   The library provides access to several genealogy databases, which are available either from home or in the library. With these databases you are able to search through military or census records, to name to start tracing your family's history.   Ancestry Library Edition allows you to search through immigration, vital records, census, family Histories, court records, directories,...

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High School Yearbooks Digital Collection

In May of 2019, the Appomattox Regional Library System(ARLS)  partnered with the Library of Virginia (LVA) to digitize a collection of yearbooks from Hopewell High School spanning the years of 1925 through 1977. To see the ARLS’ digital yearbook collection click here. The Yearbook Digitization Project from the Library of Virginia’s Library Development and Networking Division allows people to browse yearbooks...

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Novelist

Reader's Advisory for the fiction lover. Find what to read next here. Novelist For Kids in grades K-8 Novelist K-8

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