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, Stories of the Lost chronicles the lives of servicemen who fought for freedom and never… Continue reading Pre-Release Book Signing Added to Genealogy Day Lineup! – Tuesday’s Tip
Join us for Fountaindale Public Library’s fourth Genealogy Day on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9:30 am to 4pm! Genealogy Day is free and open to the public, and registration begins on Friday, February 14, 2014. You can register online or by calling the Fountaindale Public Library Reference Desk at (630) 685-4176. The Fountaindale Public… Continue reading Genealogy Day 2014: Pinning Down the People, Papers, and Places of your Past – Wisdom Wednesday
My family doesn’t have a lot of older photographs. My paternal grandma remedied this from about 1942 onward, but the bulk of earlier thing, are simply not around. “We had some at some point,” my grandma, great aunts, and older cousins used to say. “But Aunt Clara (my great-grandmother’s younger sister) was a pistol. She… Continue reading No Photo? No Problem! Scan Your Photo Negatives And Bring The Past To Life! – Treasure Chest Thursday
October and November are the final push for family Thanksgiving genealogy projects! If you’re discovering your Polish roots, you won’t want to miss Fountaindale Public Library’s Polish Genealogy Workshop day on Saturday, November 2 from 10 am to 3 pm. Guest speaker Steve Szabados will host two sessions Polish Immigration: Where, When, Why? and Polish… Continue reading Sign Up for Free Polish Genealogy Workshops and a Military Research Presentation this November! – Motivation Monday
Summer learning abounds at the Foundaindale Public Library! Come in from the summer heat into our air conditioned computer lab for two free Online Genealogy Classes! Our classes will introduce you to new websites and tools which can help you with your family history research, and put you in touch with people who share your… Continue reading Sign Up for Free Online Genealogy Classes this Summer! – Tuesdays Tip
Do you have a Civil War veteran in your family tree? Learn how to research your veteran ancestors during Fountaindale Public Library’s Civil War Genealogy Workshop on Saturday, June 1 from 10 am to noon. Librarians Tina Beaird and Debra Dudek will share the resources, records, newspapers, and other materials to help you with your… Continue reading Sign up for June Civil War Genealogy Programming! – Tuesday’s Tip
Looking for a great way to kick off your summer research season? The Fountaindale Public Library his hosting a fantastic array of programming which will help engage your next genealogical challenge! Did your ancestors take up sides during the Civil war? Join us on Saturday, June 1 at 10 am for our Civil War Genealogy… Continue reading Exciting Summer Genealogy Programing @ The Fountaindale Library!