Saturday, April 12, 2014
Pop-Up Book Fair
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation
200 N. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
Free with RSVP; otherwise $8 at the door
Grace Dumelle will sign copies of her Finding Your Chicago Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide to Family History in the City and Cook County at the Lake Claremont Press booth from 1-3 pm. Browse the offerings of 40 local presses from 11 am - 6 pm, then head over to the Oak Park Public Library (834 Lake St.) for a 21+ after-party with cash bar.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Getting Started in Genealogy
Green Hills Public Library
8611 W. 103rd St.
Palos Hills, IL 60465
Contact: Judi Tichacek, Adult Programming Coordinator, 708-598-8446, ext.120
Itching to explore your family history after you’ve seen those celebrity genealogy shows? Get off on the right foot with guidance on working backwards, talking with relatives, using the census, being a detective, and more. Handouts are provided. Grace will offer copies of her book, Finding Your Chicago Ancestors.