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Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for lifelong learners, students, teachers, scholars, and genealogy researchers. Please visit the individual program pages below for information about how to register in advance.

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E.g., 10/24/2021
E.g., 10/24/2021
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Led by Caron Primas Brennan
Virtual
Take this whole three-part series and build your genealogy research toolbox. Register below for all three seminars or select the individual seminars that appeal the most to you.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Led by Caron Primas Brennan
Virtual
Take a tour of the underutilized FamilySearch.org website to see what is has to offer genealogy researchers. This course will include a review of this free resource and all the research opportunities it offers, along with other tools useful for genealogists and family historians.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Led by Caron Primas Brennan
Virtual
So, you think you know Ancestry? In this course, we will take a tour of the Ancestry.com website to reveal all it has to offer genealogy researchers„ focusing especially on tips and tricks for getting the most from the site.
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Led by Caron Primas Brennan
Virtual
If you have exhausted your old standby resources and need some new records to review, there are some other databases to check out. In this two-session seminar, we will learn about frequently overlooked online genealogy resources like Fold3.com, a primarily military site; Newspapers.com; American Ancestors; and FindMyPast.