News & Events - Up and Coming at HSDC

  • March 8 - Second Sunday at the Mansion: Fackler Funeral Home
  • March 21 - Genealogy Workshop with Kathy Hale of the State Library of Pennsylvania

Second Sunday at the Mansion
Fackler Funeral Home

March 8, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Jim Taljan will present the history of Fackler Funeral Home since 1865. The program will be at 2:30 pm. A suggested donation of $5 is requested. Admission is Free for members of the Historical Society of Dauphin County. A tour of the Harris-Cameron Mansion will be offered at 1:00 pm. The Research Library of the HSDC will also be open 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Free parking is available in the lot behind the mansion.

Genealogy Workshop with Kathy Hale
of the State Library of Pennsylvania

March 21, 2015 - 10 am to 12 pm

Kathy Hale, Librarian with the State Library of Pennsylvania, will lead a workshop for beginning genealogists from 10 am to 12 pm on Saturday, March 21 the Historical Society of Dauphin County, 219 South Front Street, in Harrisburg. The fee for the workshop is $15 per person ($10 for members of the Historical Society). Space is limited, so please call to reserve. Free parking is available in the lot behind the Harris-Cameron Mansion.

Kathy Hale is the Supervisor for Public Services and the Regional Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Advisor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She had worked for the State Library for fourteen years. Ms. Hale has been part of many projects in her tenure at the State Library including government publications coordinator, digitization project manager, and reference librarian both real and virtual.

Kathy attained her M.L.S. from Clarion University in 1994. She worked in two different engineering firms in Pennsylvania and as a reference librarian in a public library in Middletown, PA before becoming Collection Management Librarian at the State Library of Pennsylvania. She attained her present position nine years ago as Regional Librarian of the Federal Depository Library Program to work with the over 56 Federal and 54 Pennsylvania Depositories located throughout the Commonwealth. Ms. Hale has been the primary coordinator for the teaching of services for the State Library as an adjunct instructor for the Office of Administration and The Department of Education's PDE Academy.