It's begining to look a lot like Christmas here in Sweet Home.  There are decorations everywhere.  While we may not have a white Christmas very often, we do have the Christmas spirit.  With lots of activities happening at this time of the year, our Library will be closed from December 20, 2014 until January 6, 2015.  If you are going to be in the area and want to research at our Library during this time, please call ahead or e-mail the Society and we will make arrangements for your visit.
Our monthly meetings are held the third Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m., except June, July, August.  Our March meeting is our annual two day workshop.  The December meeting is the Christmas Luncheon at Skyline on the 13th at 1:00 p.m. All members are welcome and you may bring one guest.  The Board of Directors meet the second Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m.  Oue meetings are open to the public, membership is not required.
If you are in the area, please stop by and check out what we have that may help you or your neighbor.  We are located at 1223 Kalmia, Sweet Home, Oregon.  Our phone number is; 541-367-5034.  Our hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and Thursday, 11:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. and Friday, 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Please note the new hours for Thursday.  If you will be coming at times we are not open, please call ahead or e-mail us at: info@shgenealogy.com and we will make arrangements to accommodate your needs.
Sweet Home is located on Highway 20, east of Interstate 5.  From the North it is about 24 miles.  Turn off I-5 at Albany onto Highway 20 going east.  This will take you through the city of Lebanon and on into Sweet Home.  From the South it is about 21 miles to Sweet Home.  Turn off I-5 at the Brownsville exit - Highway 228 and go east.  This will take you through Brownsville, Crawfordsville, and Holley and on into Sweet Home.
If you do not drive, the Linn Shuttle bus stops in front of the Sweet Home Genealogy Library.  The bus routes run between Abany and Sweet Home, with stops in Lebanon and Foster.  The Shuttle also has connections with the Linn-Benton Loop Buses.  Please check their latest schedule for times and fares at http://linnshuttle.com.