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Thursday, August 13, 2009

FAMILY HISTORY MONTH CLASSES

Celebrate Family History Month!

Attend the Lecture Series sponsored by the
Belleville Public Library, St. Louis Public Library, and St. Clair County (IL) Genealogical Society

Lecture 1: Friday, October 9th, 2009, 1:00 p.m.
Figuring Out Other Options to Get What you Want
Pat Stamm, CG, CGL, will provide ideas and strategies about what to do when you hit those “brick walls” while doing genealogy research.

Lecture 2: Thursday, October 15th, 2009, 2:00 p.m.
Land Rich, Dirt Poor: the Use of Land Records in Genealogical Research
Tom Pearson, Special Collections Librarian at the St. Louis Public Library, will discuss ways in which the genealogist and historian can make use of land records.

Lecture 3: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
It Happened at the River Bend
John Dunphy, local author, will give a brief talk and book signing for his latest local history book, It Happened at the River Bend, which details the history from 1673 to the present of the segment of the Mighty Mississippi known as the River Bend.

All Lectures to be held at:

Belleville Public Library
Conference Room (Lower Level)
121 East Washington Street,
Belleville, Illinois

(Elevator Access)
Attendance Is Free But You Must Pre-Register As Seating Is Limited

To Register:
Please Call the Belleville Public Library
(618) 234-0441 ext. 22
Ask for Ms. Dana Prusacki, Archivist
email: dana.prusacki@bellevillepubliclibrary.org

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