Ruth Bly Memorial Donations

We would like to thank Mary and Frank Battles, Lisa and Carl Brubaker, and Elaine and Gene Battles for their generous donations to the library in Ruth's memory.

Valerie, Robin, Michelle, and Sherry

90th Anniversary

The Cascade Public Library celebrated its 90th Anniversary on Tuesday, February 3rd.  We had a great turnout well represented by the community.  The Mayor of Cascade, Library Board, Friends of the Cascade Library, City Council, Library Story Time, Cascade Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Genealogy Society, Library Book Club, WICAP, Cascade Police, Midas Gold, Cascade Schools, Cascade Family Practice Medical Center, members of the press, and our always faithful Library Patrons! 

For those of you who missed out on the celebration;  Pictures of previous library events, including Summer Reading Programs, and a timeline of the library's history will be on display throughout the month of February.  We also have Historical Interviews of pioneer settler families that are available for viewing.  We will still accept any memorabilia of the past 90 years you would like to display at the library through February.  Call us at 382-4757

Valley County Genealogy Society

The VCGS (Holdings:

  • Vertical Files containing Family Information - new articles, photos and donated stories which include cassette and VHS recorded interviews of Valley County (Long Valley) pioneer descendants
  • Newsletters: Our own HERITAGE as well a those exchanged with other genealogical societies
  • Valley County Obituaries from approximately 1940 - 2006
  • Several local histories such as WHEN CASCADE WAS BORN by Gratia Bacon Matthews
  • Reference book for genealogical research in general, for specific state, and certain topics


  • Searches done at the county courthouse (as time permits) - Reimbursement costs are only for printing and mailing - Submit search request to our email


  • Annual membership is $10.00 which includes the Society' newsletter, THE HERITAGE.  This publication includes features of Valley County pioneers, indexes of early census, local histories, early records such as post office money order and general genealogical interest article.


Last updated: November 13, 2012 - 5:27pm by Cascade

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