Posts tagged with "Genealogy"

Posted by daccurso on 05/05/11
9:30 a.m.–noon
Need help finding your German ancestor? Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, a certified genealogist, will show you how to locate your ancestor's German town of origin, how to locate German records, and how to decipher old German handwriting. Register for the morning only.

1–4 p.m.
In the afternoon, translators and genealogy volunteers will help you with your documents and answer research questions. Drop in for afternoon.
Date and time: Saturday, May 14, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by sclark on 06/26/14

Presented by volunteers who specialize in genealogy and can help you with your family history research.
Date and time: Thursday August 14, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room

Posted by lmulford on 04/03/14

Crossing the pond is easier than you think. Genealogist Jacquie Schattner shows you the history of immigrant travel into the U.S. and how to locate genealogical records in most European countries. Learn about immigration, emigration and ship records plus European birth, marriage, death and census records. A list of over 30 websites for European research and a guide for translating records will be provided. Genealogy volunteers will be available in the afternoon in the Shackley Room to help you with your research.
Date and Time: Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m.–noon
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 12/01/09
genealogy_family_treasures Date and time: Friday, December 11, 9:30 a.m.–noon Location: Hendrickson Room South Do you have old photographs that need repair? Eric Basir of Photo Graphix in Evanston will show how to scan photos and make repairs. Bring a photo or document to the program, and Mr. Basir might use it to show how to preserve it. In addition, Scott Gibrich of Connect Pros in Hoffman Estates will explain how you can convert those older media formats so you can preserve and enjoy them today.  Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 04/12/12

The railroad was the catalyst that spurred the development of Arlington Heights 125 years ago. Joe Piersen, archives manager of the Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society, will discuss the history of the C&NW railroad, its impact on Arlington Heights, and how to access information on former Arlington Heights C&NW employees. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and time: Saturday, April 21, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 05/04/10
scottish_blog Date and time: Saturday, May 22, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Paul Milner will be presenting a day-long workshop consisting of four programs on researching Scottish genealogy.
  • 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.        Scottish Immigration to North America
  • 10:30 – 11 a.m.            Break -- Enjoy some refreshments
  • 11 a.m. – noon             Finding Your Scottish Ancestors – The Big Five
  • noon – 1:30 p.m.          Lunch  (On Your Own)
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.           Maps & Tools for Finding the Right Place in Scotland 
  • 2:30 – 2:45  p.m.          Break
  • 2:45 – 3:45  p.m.          Scottish Research Using the Web
  • 3:45 – 4 p.m.                Closing Comments
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 03/11/10
family historyDate and time: Tuesday, March 23, 1-3 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Steve Szabados, MBA, will share his research experiences of looking for the European records of his ancestors. Included in his presentation are sources that go beyond the normal civil and church archives. He has been researching his family’s genealogy for 5 years and has identified over 17,000 individuals in his family’s many branches. His research includes records from Poland, Romania, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 01/18/10
genealogy_research Date and time: Wednesday, January 27, 2–4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room South If you made a New Year’s resolution to start researching your genealogy, this class will help you get started. You will learn what records to look for and where to find them. Jump start your research now and bring lots of questions. Register online or at the Reception Desk on the second floor, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 10/06/10
swedish_genealogy Date and times: Tuesday, October 19, 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. Location: Training Center If you have Swedish ancestors and want to get a jump start on searching for them, sign up for this three-hour workshop. Jan Eurenius is coming from Sweden to present this workshop along with Kathy Meade, the U.S. representative from Genlines. The workshop will include hands-on research. Sign up online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100, for either 10 a.m. or 3 p.m.
Posted by daccurso on 03/10/09

Friday, May 8, 10 a.m.–noon / Hendrickson Room North

Do you have Swedish ancestors? Representatives from Genline North America will be available to help you with your Swedish research using Genline’s Swedish Church records database. Come with your research questions to learn more about your Swedish heritage. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.