Posts tagged with "Genealogy"
Date 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.
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.
Friday, May 8, 10 a.m.–noon / Hendrickson Room NorthDo 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.
Date and time: Saturday, October 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Having difficulty reading the old German handwriting? Not sure what that word is in Polish? Bring a copy of the document and meet with a translator to solve those language mysteries. Languages will include German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Russian, Swedish and Ukrainian. Several local genealogical societies, including ethnic and military organizations, will have exhibits and information tables to visit. Drop in
Having difficulty reading that old German script? Not sure what that word is in Polish? Bring a copy of your document and meet with a translator to solve those languages mysteries. Languages will include German, Russian, Polish, Ukrainian and others. Call 847-870-3643 for more information. Drop in
Date and time: Saturday, April 9, 1–4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room North
Event date and time: Thursday, July 23, 9:30 a.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Want to delve into your genealogy and find your ancestors? Whether you are just starting out or have been researching for a while, bring your questions to this open forum. Basic research strategies will be presented as well as how and where to find records and documents. Get some new ideas on how to find those elusive ancestors. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.