New York Family History School Programs

Finding Family: Introduction to Military Records

The National Archives maintains all military service records beginning with the Revolutionary Wary.  Join staff as they provide an overview of Military Service Records and how to order copies of records. This session will also include a broad overview on how to locate other Military records within our holdings.

The program is free and takes place in the Learning Center on the third floor.

When: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
National Archives at New York City, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004
Sponsor: 
National Archives and Records Administration

New York Family History Day at the NYPL

Save the Date for NY Family History Day

Join the NYG&B and the NYPL for a fun-filled family day of crafts, learning, and activities. Programs, lectures and workshops on doing family research, the latest news on digital resources and databases, genealogical consultations, and crafty activities for the budding genealogist in your family. Sign up for a genealogy consultation. More details coming soon.

When: 
Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: 
New York Public Library
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

A Bialystok Travelogue

To be announced

When: 
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Mid-Island Y-JCC 45 Manetto Hill Road Plainview, NY
Sponsor: 
Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island

Daughters of the American Revolution at GSBC

Jo Anne Makely, GSBC and American Ancestors / NEHGS Trustee, and Lynne Skead, Registrar of the Hester Schuyler Colfax Chapter, NSDAR, will share insights into the mission of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the process of joining, and the resources of the DAR Library in Washington DC.

Visit the GSBC website for more info: http://njgsbc.org/upcoming-events/

When: 
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Ridgewood Public Library, 125 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ
Sponsor: 
Genealogical Society of Bergen County

From Novice Genealogist to Published Author

A video conversation with GSBC member, Jack Dabney, on his two year journey from novice genealogist to published author of a history of his family. The video will be followed by a Q&A session.

Visit the GSBC website for more info: http://njgsbc.org/upcoming-events/

When: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Ridgewood Public Library, 125 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ
Sponsor: 
Genealogical Society of Bergen County

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Beyond the Basics

Learn about the extensive collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. Prepare for your research request before your arrival. Included in this session is a copy of the forthcoming New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

When: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Genealogical Workshop Roundtable

Small group discussions about genealogical research problems and solutions - bring your brick wall problems and we'll help chip away at them!

Visit the GSBC website for more info: http://njgsbc.org/upcoming-events/

When: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Ridgewood Public Library, 125 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ
Sponsor: 
Genealogical Society of Bergen County

2016 New York State Family History Conference

  • Now in its third year, the event will bring together hundreds of genealogists from across the United States to learn about their New York ancestry.
  • The 2016 conference offers new opportunities for those interested in New York family history as it will be held concurrently with the Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS).
  • Registration is now open at www.nysfhc.org.
When: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Syracuse/Liverpool Holiday Inn,441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, N.Y.
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and the Central New York Genealogical Society

Research in Albany 2016

The NYG&B's popular annual Albany research trip is Wednesday-Saturday, October 26-28, 2016. Join the New York experts, the people who know New York research best, for three days of research concentrated in the vast resources of New York State Archives (NYSA) and the New York State Library (NYSL). You'll also enjoy the camaraderie of friendly people who share your interest in family history.

When: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:30am to Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Albany, New York
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Beyond the Basics

Learn about the extensive collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. Prepare for your research request before your arrival. Included in this session is a copy of the forthcoming New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

When: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

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