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Genealogy Club 2016 Events Schedule – Society Saturday

The Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club will host series of exciting programs and monthly meetings in 2016.  All programs are free and open to the public.  Registration is required or encouraged for larger all-day events due to attendance limitations.  More information on our two live streaming events will be available in a separate blog post.  All our live streaming events are free and will be available to view on YouTube.

Wednesday, January 13   7 p.m.
You Use WHAT for Genealogy? 
Presented by Thomas MacEntee

Wednesday, February 10   7 p.m.
Cemetery Sleuthing
Presented by Patricia Biallas

Sunday, February 21   2 p.m.
Polish Genealogical Society of America Program
The Family Tapestry: Integrating Proof Arguments Into the Genealogical Narrative
Presented Jeanne Larzalere Bloom

Wednesday, March 9    7 p.m.
Researching at Appomattox Courthouse
Presented by Dr. Danial Hubbard

Wednesday, March 16   9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  LIVE STREAM ON YOUTUBE!
Irish Genealogy: Resources for Success!
Presented by the Ulster Historical Foundation
The Fountaindale Public Library and the Plainfield Public Library District will host an all day seminar on Irish genealogical research presented by the Ulster Historical Foundation. The program will include topics for both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch or to order a box lunch from Brooks Cafe.
Registration opens January 1, 2016 by phone (630) 685-4176 or online on our website.

Wednesday, April 13   7 p.m.
Using Fold3
Presented by Caron Brennan

Saturday, May 7   9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.   LIVE STREAM ON YOUTUBE!
Genealogy Day – Hunting Down Sensational Stories 
Three fantastic speakers will show you new tools and research methods to find the sensational stories experienced by your ancestors. Registration begins February 14, 2016 by phone (630) 685-4176 or online on our website.

Wednesday, May 11  7 p.m.
Will County Illinois Resources
Presented by Tina Beaird

Wednesday, June 8   7 p.m.
Uncle Jake’s Farm: Federal Land A-Z
Presented by S. Elizabeth Ross

Wednesday, September 14  7 p.m.
Looking Beyond A Will: Probate Records
Presented by Jane Haldman

Wednesday, October 12   7 p.m.
Finding Your Genealogy via Secret Societies
Presented by Bob Allen

Wednesday, November 9    7 p.m.
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
Presented by Jane Haldman


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