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    History Collection

If you are curious about Clear Lake History, visit the Clear Lake Public Library’s History Room.  The history collection contains many documents and photos that record Clear Lake’s unique history.  Library staff are available to assist those wanting to explore the story of ClearLake. Contact the library at 641-357-6133 or   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  more information. History Room hours are: Mon., 10-1; Tue., 10-2; Wed., 10-1; Thur., 12:30-5; Fri., 12:30-5; Sat., 10-1.

 

      Two Clear Lake history DVDs are also for sale at the library for $10 plus $3 s/h:  “Clear Lake the First 100 Years: 1851-1951.”  Make checks to the Clear Lake Public Library.  “Stories from the History Room.” Make checks to the Clear Lake Historical Society.

 

 

 

 

 

Items in the collection include:            1.Lake Newspapers   1860s-present

2.City Directories   1940s-present

3.Clear Lake High School Annuals

4.Clear Lake Cemetery Listings and Obituaries

5.Lake Veterans Information

6.Clear Lake & Cerro Gordo County Histories

7.Clear Lake photos, maps and Miscellaneous documents

Special Collections

 ~Duesenberg Alcan Highway

~John Kopecky Music Man

~Postcard Images

~Oral Histories

~Stillman Photos

The Library also provides:

Ancestry.com/Library Edition - For in house use only.

This database offers census records, public records, immigration information and other genealogical resources.  Ancestry.com/Library Edition for Clear Lake Public Library users is sponsored by the Clear lake Public Library Foundation.

 

 

HeritageQuestOnline provides remote access to census records, public records, immigration information and other genealogical resources are available through HQO.  HeritageQuestOnline.com for Clear Lake library users is sponsored by the Clear Lake Public Library Foundation. Click on logo to proceed to Heritage Quest Online's website.

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

  

 

Online music for Clear Lake Library Cardholders 

  

  

 

        

CLEAR LAKE LIBRARY

200 N.4TH ST.

CLEAR LAKE,IA 50428

 

Adult Desk:

 641-357-6133 

 Youth Desk: 

641-357-0315

Email

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