Posts tagged with "Genealogy"

Posted by daccurso on 09/28/09
family history Date and time: Wednesday, October 7, 2 - 4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room South There are many types of libraries that could help you with your family history research. Learn about the different types and the genealogical materials they hold. Two genealogy librarians will discuss how to “research” a library before you go and what to do once you get there. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 05/28/09
Want to learn more about your roots? Don't know where to start? Come to the Library. Our Beginner's Help in Genealogy classes are presented on the second Thursday of each month by volunteers who specialize in genealogy. Sign up at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100, or online. The next session is on June 11 from 7:30–9:30 p.m. in the Shackley Room on the Library's second level.
Posted by daccurso on 08/22/12

Have you ever wondered how and when your ancestors came to this country? Learn how to track your family's footsteps using U.S. records. Judith R. Frazin, an experienced researcher and lecturer, will explain how to get started, how to interview relatives, how to use your public library, how to use Internet and document resources and how to conduct your research. European research resources will be briefly discussed. An extensive handout will be provided.
Date and time: Sunday, September 9, 1:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 10/20/10
genealogy Date and time: Saturday, November 6, 1–4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Do you know your family history? How do you start? Where can you find information? What questions do you ask grandpa or grandma? Genealogy research is for the whole family - children, parents, and even grandparents. Members of the Illinois State Genealogical Society will join with library staff and volunteers to present a program of learning ativities. Fun for the whole family! For children 10 years and older with a parent or grandparent. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 05/01/09
Friday, May 8, 10 a.m.–noon / Hendrickson Room swedishRepresentatives from Genline Sweden will show you how to find your Swedish roots using Genline’s Swedish Church Records archive. They will also demonstrate Bygdeband, Genline’s new heritage online service which makes available detailed information about places including maps, pictures, documents and video files. Register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.
Posted by daccurso on 11/04/09
chicago_ancestors Date and time: Saturday, November 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Grace DuMelle and Ginger Frere from the Newberry Library will present four programs on strategies for searching vital records generated in Chicago for every stage of life. 10:15-11:15 a.m. - The Early Years - Covers birth, baptismal and school records. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Adult Years - Covers marriage, divorce, property and occupational records. 1:30-2:30 p.m. - End of Life - Covers death, probate, cemetary and inquest records. 2:30-3:30 - Stump the Experts - Bring your Chicago genealogy stumpers.
Posted by daccurso on 05/31/12

Very Beginning Genealogy—from Scratch
Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. / Hendrickson Room
Beginning genealogists, start your family history now! Local History and Genealogy Librarian Michael Mulholland will show you how.
Genealogy Research and Translation Help
Saturday, June 9, 1 p.m. / Hendrickson Room
Need help with your ancestor hunting? Can't read that old document? Genealogy volunteers and translators will be available to help with your research. Call 847-870-3643 for details.
Genealogy Online
Monday, June 11, 10–11:30 a.m. / Training Center
Learn to use the library’s online genealogy resources such as Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest.

Posted by daccurso on 04/12/12

Make Saturday, April 21, your day for genealogy at the library. We have two programs with great tips to help your genealogy research.
Setting Up Your Genealogy Website
Saturday, April 21 10 a.m. / Hendrickson Room
The Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois (CAGGNI) will hold a panel discussion on how to create your own genealogy website.
Family Tree Maker – Special Interest Group
Saturday, April 21, noon / Hendrickson Room
Family Tree Maker (FTM) is one of the most popular genealogy softwares. If you already use it or are considering buying it, come to the FMT special interest group. They will answer all your questions.

Posted by lmulford on 03/14/13

Join us for these two informative genealogy programs on Saturday, March 23 in the Hendrickson Room.
Catholic Records in Chicago:  10 a.m.– noon
A lot of Chicago's Catholic records are available online.  Genealogist Dan Niemiec will show you how to access and read those records.
Successful Italian Genealogy: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Genealogist Dan Niemiec can trace his Italian ancestral lines to the 1600s. He will explain how to start your research by using records from the Family History Library.

Posted by sclark on 09/21/11

Have a genealogy question? Need a document translated? Join us for a genealogy super Saturday. Translators, ethnic researchers, the DAR and genealogy volunteers will be available to assist you whether you are a beginner or a seasoned researcher.
Date and time: Saturday, October 8, 1-4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
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