Welcome to the Heritage Center
Located on the west side of the main floor of the Lebanon Public Library, the Ralph W. Stark Heritage Center occupies the original Carnegie building constructed in 1905. The core of our collection consists of genealogical and historical resources related to Boone County, including indexes to vital records, microfilmed newspapers, family history files, and some county records. We also house the library’s Indiana collection.
Ralph W. Stark
1901 - 1984
The local History room at the Lebanon Public Library became what is now known as the "Ralph W. Stark Heritage Room" in 1976. Mr. Stark was a Lebanon businessman for 34 years, an active conservationist and an archivist. He spent many years researching the history of Boone County which earned him the title of honorary historian of Boone County.
Hours of Operation:
- Monday thru Tuesday: 9AM - 8PM
- Wednesday thru Friday: 9AM - 5PM
- Saturday: 9AM - 2PM
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There will be fun activities in all departments and of course, a visit from Santa!
The Heritage Center is decorated for Christmas and will provide photo opportunities for individuals and families. Library staff
will be on hand to assist with photos using patrons' cameras.