Genealogy Events Next Week

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 7-8 pm
“Getting Started in Genealogy”
Palos Heights Public Library
12501 S. 71st Ave.
Palos Heights, IL., 60463-1563
Contact: Mary Johnson, Head of Public Services, 708-448-1473, johnsonm@palosheightslibrary.org.

Itching to explore your family history after you’ve seen those celebrity genealogy shows? Get off on the right foot with the help of award-winning author and researcher Grace DuMelle. She’ll explain the top 10 concepts, such as working backwards, talking to relatives, using the census, three building blocks, and more. Grace will answer questions and offer copies of her book, Finding Your Chicago Ancestors, after the program.

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, 1-2 pm
“Tracing Your Family History From Home”
Mather LifeWays TelephoneTopics program/discussion for seniors.
Registration required: (888) 600-2560 or teltopics@matherlifeways.com

Put on your deerstalker hat and plunge into a highly satisfying hobby. Learn good practices to guide your quest from professional researcher and library staffer Grace DuMelle. Her book Finding Your Chicago Ancestors has won three awards for instructional nonfiction.

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