Byline: MARY MARAGHY
Many days, Kathy Aker of Lake Asbury spends eight hours in front of a computer researching her family's history.
"This is my favorite thing to do," she said, while clicking a mouse with a notebook beside her. She found an online sketch from the Civil War era of one of her husband's descendants. "I am so intrigued by this. At home, all I think about is when can I get back to the library."
Akers is one of several genealogy buffs who hang out at the Genealogy and Local History section of the new Clay County Headquarters Library.
The new library, which also functions as the Fleming Island branch of the Clay library system, opened in late …