Tuesday, August 30, 2011


Lecture 1: Friday, October 7th, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
Bringing Salt Lake to Your Door

Pat Stamm, CG, CGL, will give researchers tips for making the most out of their visit to the Family History Library and Family History Centers. She will talk about advance planning, looking for the unusual resources, and assembling the material when you get home.

Lecture 2: Saturday, October 15th, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
How to Do German Research

Fred Held, Librarian at the St. Louis North Family History Center, will give tips on locating ancestral villages, deciphering old German handwriting, and what types of records are available for those researching German ancestors.

Lecture 3: Tuesday, October 25th, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
Research at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Tom Pearson, Special Collections Librarian at the St. Louis Public Library, will discuss print, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of info on ancestors available via ALPL (located in Springfield, IL).

All lectures are held at the Belleville Public Library in the meeting room, 121 E. Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220.

Attendance is free but you are encouraged to pre-register as seating is limited. To register, call the library at 618-234-0441 and ask for Dana, or email her here.


Dana L. Prusacki, Archivist

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