Join us for Fountaindale Public Library’s seventh annual Genealogy Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Genealogy Day is free and open to the public! In addition to the speakers, participants will enjoy Door Prizes, Society Booths, on the spot digital photo restorations, and three outstanding lecture topics!
This year’s theme is “Crime, Fame, and Other Genealogical Confessions” and will feature three outstanding presentations:
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Genetic Genealogy with Robert Sliwinski
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Are You Related to Someone Famous? with Bob Allen
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Where the Murderers Roam with Dr. Daniel Hubbard
Also: photography expert and historian Bruce Troyer will be available during lunch to examine and help you identify two photos from your collection. Bruce can help you identify what type of photos you have, the date in which they were taken, and information regarding their origin. This program requires a separate sign up and is limited to 12 consultations, so please register early.
Studio 300’s Anna Gillespie will also be be available with her digital software to perform photo restorations during break periods, so bring two photos, negatives, or slides and an 8 GB flash drive if you would like to save copies of your digitized items.
Participants are asked to bring a brown-bag lunch or order a box lunch from Brooks Cafe by calling (630) 685-4295. Due to limited parking, please carpool or make arrangements to be dropped off for this event.
For more information, please call Debra Dudek at (630) 685-4201. Register for this event online here, or sign-up by phone at (630) 685-4176.