Donation

Hartford Public Library Director Stephanie Daniels, at left, receives a check from Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society President Joyce Beedie.

HARTFORD — The Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society recently made a $100,000 donation to the new Hartford Public Library and Art & Bonna Vanderlyn Community Center.

The donation supports the new Genealogy Room, and shows the society’s gratitude to the library for welcoming it and its one-of-a-kind genealogy and history collection into the new building, according to a news release.