Category Archives: Fountaindale Public Library District

Sorting Thorugh Sordid Divorce Records – Black Sheep Sunday

I had a realization yesterday as I was working on a family search indexing project yesterday – I am a snoop.  Its not the biggest realization, the type that inspires a person to sell everything they own and move to … Continue reading

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Genealogy Day 2015: Movers, Quakers, and Rock Breakers – Talented Tuesday

Join us for Fountaindale Public Library’s fifth annual Genealogy Day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9:30 am to 4pm! Genealogy Day is free and open to the public, and registration begins on Friday, February 13, 2015.   In addition to the speakers, … Continue reading

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Using Try-It! Illinois for Genealogical Resources – Wisdom Wednesday

The best stuff in life is free, but it may only be available on a trial basis. If you’re an Illinois resident with internet access of any kind, you are eligible to access the immense amount of information available during … Continue reading

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Fall into Genealogy with the Try-It! Illinois Database Trial – Follow Friday

Attention Illinois residents!  Some of the best genealogy resources online are available for free through the Try-It! Illinois Database trial October 1 – November 30 2014. This annual statewide database trial is sponsored by Secretary of State and State Librarian … Continue reading

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Training to be a Census Sensei – Tuesday’s Tip

Step beyond the US Federal Census returns! On Wednesday, May 14 at 7 pm at the Fountaindale Public Library, Tina Beaird will show you how to use agricultural, manufacturing, school, state, territorial, other special censuses!  Learn how to locate, access, … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Genealogy Day this Saturday May 3, 2014! – Wisdom Wednesday

Genealogy Day is this Saturday, and I hope you all are excited about spending the day with the Fountaindale Public Library!  Genealogy Day registration begins at 9 am, with the program commencing at 9:30 am.  Here’s a quick checklist of … Continue reading

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Pre-Release Book Signing Added to Genealogy Day Lineup! – Tuesday’s Tip

Jennifer Holik will be joining us for a pre-release celebration of her new book Stories of the Lost at this year’s Genealogy Day on Saturday, May 3 from 1-2 p.m. Debuting on V-E (Victory in Europe) Day on May 8, … Continue reading

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