Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Genealogy Club - 11/5/2016



Topic:
Give Your Family the Gift of their Ancestry
When and Where:
9:30 a.m. at the Godfrey Library

Get tips and suggestions for holiday gift giving:  quilts, books, framed family trees, ornaments, and more.  Bring your own examples to share with others.

Genealogy Club is free to Godfrey Premium members or $10 a session for all others.  The club meets on the first Saturday of each month (except July and August).

Participants will have time after the club meeting to do research at the library. Bring your laptop!

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Newer Genealogists - Nov & Dec 2016


In November and December, the library will hold informal sessions focused on building the research skills of newer genealogists. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get suggestions from Godfrey staff and group participants.

The sessions are free and open only to Godfrey Premium members.  No pre-registration necessary. For membership information, call 860-346-2534.

Sessions will be held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the library:
  • Tuesday, November 1 & 15
  • Tuesday, December 6 & 20
Discover resources at the library, other archives, and online databases.  Get help doing research as you learn!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Computer Skills for Genealogists - 10/26/16


Topic:  Computer Skills for Genealogists
When and Where:
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 


Session is free and open only to Godfrey Premium members. No pre-registration necessary.

Many of our patrons do not feel confident about using computers. Join us at the library for this informal session. Get tips for conducting online research, saving and editing documents, citing material found online, using family tree software, and more.


Bring your laptop!

Immigrant Ancestors - 10/21/16



Topic:  Immigrant Ancestors - Special Interest Group 
When and Where:
Friday, October 21, 2016
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
 
Session is free and open only to Godfrey Premium members. No pre-registration necessary.

Join us at the Godfrey Library for an informal research session focused on skills for genealogists seeking ancestors in their countries of origin. Coordinators for this session have experience with finding ship manifests, naturalization documents, and vital records from other countries.

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get suggestions from Godfrey staff and group participants.  Discover resources at the library, other archives, and online databases.

Bring your laptop!

Monday, October 3, 2016

Godfrey News - Columbus Day Closing 10/10/2016


The library will be CLOSED on Monday, October 10, 2016 for Columbus Day.  We will reopen with normal hours on Tuesday, October 11.