Each patron query is an opportunity to learn something new. My case in point from last week -My patron has been seeking records on Lithuanian immigrant A. Bartkus and his family. Anything goes. My patron didn’t really have much to work with, as her dad won’t talk about his childhood in World World II Lithuania/Germany.… Continue reading Minding the Gap in Post-WWII Immigration/Refugee Genealogy Records – Society Saturday
If you can’t beat the heat in your house, then head for the library! The Fountaindale Public Library just updated its database offerings with Mango Languages, Universal Class, and full access to the Chicago Tribune Historic Newspaper Archive. All these resources are free to use in the library or at home with your library card.… Continue reading June’s Genealogy Roundup: News and updates from FPLD
Newbies take note! The Fountaindale Public Library now offers a Genealogy 101 class online for free through our Universal Class Database! Our Universal Class Database is open to all FPLD card holding patrons, and can be accessed from our Computer Lab & Local History room during library business hours or from your home 24/7 via… Continue reading Genealogy 101 class offered online through FPLD’s Universal Class database!