Solve your family's mysteries with weekly workshops and discussions with experienced genealogists. These programs will be held in the Local History & Genealogy Division, 2nd floor of the Rundel Memorial Building, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.
Programs run from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. on Sundays in February 2014.
- Feb. 3 - The Language of Genealogy
- It is common to encounter records with obsolete, archaic, or legal terms that are difficult to interpret in modern day research. This week we'll take a look at some of the more commonly found references.
- Feb. 9 - Using the DAR Genealogical Research System. Guest Speakers: Robbie Dreeson & Sue Leighton
- For 124 years the Daughters of the American Revolution have organized to promote patriotism and provide assistance to genealogists researching their ancestors. Learn about their Genealogical Research System (GRS), a free resource provided to aid general genealogical research and to assist with the DAR membership process.
- Feb.16 - Roots Web
- Another free Internet resource that helps connect people so they can share genealogical research. This week we will explore this website's tools and links to other useful resources.
- Feb. 23 - Open Forum - Recap and Review
- Bring your questions or tips to share. We will also provide an overview of previous programs you might have missed, complete with handouts.
Call (585) 428-8370 for more information. Free parking for library patrons in the Court Street garage on Sundays! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr and check out the Local History Blog.