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Genealogy Group Meetings

 

Our genealogy group will officially kick off in September! We will meet the second Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m. We will have a quarterly Saturday meeting as well.

 

September

 

Monday, September 9, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Open House

 

Join us as we officially kick off our Casa Italia Genealogy Group! Stop by to tour the library and our Italians in Chicago exhibit to learn more about the items that can help you’re your ancestor’s story. We’ll share information about our new genealogy group and programming, volunteer opportunities, and help you work on your research. Stay for espresso and cookies at 2:45 with Casa Italia library staff and volunteers. Our library is open until 4:00 p.m. so feel free to stay and work on your research.

 

October

 

Monday, October 14, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Beginning Genealogy Workshop

 

Happy Family History Month! Join us for a beginning genealogy workshop! We will cover the basic charts and records needed to begin, talk about possible projects you can do at home, and tell lots of stories. Please bring as much information as you have on your parents, grandparents, and if possible, great grandparents that includes: full name, birthdate and place, marriage date and place, and death date and place.

 

November

 

Monday, November 11, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Military Records and Resources

 

Today we are celebrating Veterans’ and their service to our country. Today we will discuss military records and where to find them. Handouts will be provided to explain the Library of Congress Veteran’s History Program. This program will be held in our Veterans Museum.

 

December

 

Monday, December 9, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Genealogy Roundtables

 

Happy Holidays from the Casa Italia Library Genealogy Staff and Volunteers! Join us today for the opportunity to mix and mingle with others sharing similar interests and issues. We will have tables set up to tackle: Beginning genealogy questions; Italian genealogy research; other ethnic research; and computer questions (using online databases and websites, genealogy software, and other questions.) We’ll share information about our new genealogy group and programming, volunteer opportunities, and help you work on your research. Stay for espresso and cookies at 3:00 with Casa Italia staff and volunteers. Our library is open until 4:00 p.m. so feel free to stay and work on your research.

 

 2014 Meetings

January

 

Monday, January 13, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Ways to Write and Share Your Family History

 

A new year has begun! Join us to discuss various ways you can write and share your family history. We’ll talk about blogging, FaceBook, Twitter, Pintrest, journal articles, books, and websites. Stay for espresso and cookies at 3:00 with Casa Italia staff and volunteers. Our library is open until 4:00 p.m. so feel free to stay and work on your research.

 

February – May

Monday, February 10, 2013, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Topic TBD

 

Monday, March 10, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Topic TBD

 

Monday, April 14, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Topic TBD

 

Monday, May 12, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Topic TBD

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