Back to top

Events & Classes

Format: 11/19/2017
Format: 11/19/2017
20
Nov

Genealogy: Immigration and Naturalization

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Why did your ancestors leave their home country? How did they get here? Did they all come through Ellis Island? What was the process to become an American citizen? Learn the answers to these and many other questions concerning immigration and naturalization.

8
Jan

Beginning a Genealogical Research Project

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

If you have little or no experience with genealogical research, this is the class for you. Learn about the genealogical research process and the many resources available in History & Genealogy at St. Louis County Library. Registration required.

19
Jan

Genealogy: St. Louis History Through Maps

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Follow the growth of the city from a small village to today’s metropolis, focusing on maps as documents of change. Emily Troxell Jaycox, librarian and map curator, will illustrate her talk with maps from the Missouri History Museum’s collections.

22
Jan

Beginning a Genealogical Research Project

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you have little or no experience with genealogical research, this is the class for you. Learn about the genealogical research process and the many resources available in History & Genealogy at St. Louis County Library.
Adults. Registration required. Meeting Room 3.

23
Jan

Library Skills for Genealogical Research

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: Beginning a Genealogical Research Project
Libraries offer essential tools for genealogical research. Learn how to search online library catalogs, obtain materials from distant libraries, locate periodical articles, and use the library’s in-house finding aids.

24
Jan

StLGS German Special Interest Group

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

FamilySearch | Learn about the FamilySearch wiki, how to navigate the catalog, how to access digitized books, and many more features included in this comprehensive website. Focus of this G-SIG session will be on finding additional information on your German ancestors

29
Jan

Census Basics for Genealogical Research

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Census records are a basic and essential source for genealogical research in the U.S. Learn how to search census records effectively using Ancestry Library Edition and other electronic databases.
Adults. Registration required. Limit 10. Computer Lab.

30
Jan

StLGS Irish Special Interest Group

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Irish: The Movers and the Builders | Irish immigrants helped build this country. The speakers will discuss their accomplishments, from road builders to bricklayers to captains of industry.

Pages