Past Events

Beginning Your Genealogical Journey

Lauren Maehrlein, Director of Education at the NYG&B, presents an introductory lecture on genealogy as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

The only way to begin tracing your genealogy is to begin with yourself and work outward, one generation at a time. This lecture will provide the basic building blocks for those who may have recently begun or are anxious to begin tracing their family's history.

FREE and no registration is required.

When: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Morningside Heights LIbrary
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

New Avenues to Italian Family Research

June DeLalio, CG, an Italian research expert, will bring you up to date with changing, expanded, and new sources. This lecture is jointly sponsored by the New York Public Library and the NYG&B.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

When: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
The New York Public Library
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and The New York Public Library

Cutting-Edge Genealogy: Using New Technology and Thinking to Move Your Research

Three excellent speakers expert in technology and in online research will provide an all-day program of five lectures designed to increase your online skills and introduce you to valuable, lesser known sources.

Admission charged and registration is required.

When: 
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
The New York Public Library
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Genealogy 101: Two Lectures

Professional genealogist Elizabeth A. Cohan presents two lectures back to back: Introduction to Finding Your Ancestors: Getting Organized and Where To Search For Your Family History: Sources for Family Data at Your Fingertips, as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

FREE and no registration is required.

When: 
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Belmont Branch Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

Beginning Your Irish Research

Joe Buggy, professional genealogist, presents an introductory lecture on Irish genealogy as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

The only way to begin tracing your genealogy is to begin with yourself and work outward, one generation at a time. This lecture will provide the basic building blocks for those who may have recently begun or are anxious to begin tracing their family's history.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

When: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Woodlawn Heights Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

Beginning Your Genealogical Journey

Lauren Maehrlein, Director of Education at the NYG&B, presents an introductory lecture on genealogy as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

The only way to begin tracing your genealogy is to begin with yourself and work outward, one generation at a time. This lecture will provide the basic building blocks for those who may have recently begun or are anxious to begin tracing their family's history.

FREE and no registration is required.

When: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
67th Street Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

Reap More Genealogical Bounties

Victoria Boutilier, professional genealogist, presents an introductory lecture on genealogy as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

The only way to begin tracing your genealogy is to begin with yourself and work outward, one generation at a time. You must work from the known into the unknown. This lecture will provide the basic building blocks for thsoe who may have recently begun or are anxious to begin tracing their family's history.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

When: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
67th Street Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

Beyond the Draft: WWI Records in the National Archives

Marie Varrelman Melchiori, CG, is the expert on the military records of the National Archives. She will provide a “how-to” on finding World War I soldiers’ service and pension records. This lecture is jointly sponsored by the New York Public Library and the NYG&B.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

When: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
The New York Public Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

Genealogy 101: Two Lectures

Victoria Boutilier, professional genealgist, presents two lectures back to back: Harvest Genealogical Bounties and Reap More Genealogical Bounties, as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

When: 
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
67th Street Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

Getting Started on Your Family History

Dr. Stanton F. Biddle presents an introductory course on genealogy as part of the NYG&B and NYPL's Branch Library Series.

The only way to begin tracing your genealogy is to begin with yourself and work outward, one generation at a time. This lecture will provide the basic building blocks for those who may have recently begun or are anxious to begin tracing their family's history.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

When: 
Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Harlem Branch Library
Sponsor: 
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library

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