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Events & Classes

Format: 01/22/2018
Format: 01/22/2018
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 | The FamilySearch website is much more than a catalog. Learn about the FamilySearch wiki, how to navigate the catalog, 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 | Why and how did the early Irish immigrants come to Missouri? How and where did they live? What did
they do? Come learn the answers to these and more questions.

31
Jan

Finding Immigrant European Ancestors

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

Prerequisite: Census Basics for Genealogical Research
Discover the numerous print and online resources available for researching immigrant ancestors. This class will include an overview of information available on Ancestry Library Edition and other electronic databases.

8
Feb

Identifying Ancestral Military Veterans

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

Explore strategies for conducting military research in the Fold3 and Ancestry Library Edition databases, as well as in print and online sources. Completion of “Census Basics for Genealogical Research” is recommended before registering for this class.

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