NYPL to host Family History Day

The Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History and Genealogy of the New York Public Library will present a Family History Day on June 18. Doors open at 10 a.m.

There will be lectures, workshops, and craft activities for all ages. The event is co-hosted by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

As part of Family History Day, professional genealogists will be on hand for individual consultations. These one-on-one sessions are designed for the beginner and intermediate researcher. Sessions are limited to 15 minutes and is first come, first served.

Though not required, it is advised for those attending to sign-up in advance. Unregistered participants cannot be guaranteed a seat at the lectures. Some lectures are limited to 20 people.

To register for this free event, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-history-day-at-nypl-tickets-23185046097

For more details about the event, go to: http://www.nypl.org/familyhistoryday

10:30-11:00 – Treasure Trove at NYC Municipal Archives (limited to 20 people)
10:30-11:30 – Finding your World War One Ancestors
11:45-12:45 – Stories from Ellis Island
11:45-12:45 – Getting Started in Genealogy at New York Public Library (limited to 20 people)
1:00-2:00 -: I’ve Clicked on So Many Leaves – Now What?
1:30-2:00 – You Can Get That Online
2:15-3:15 – Genealogy Roadshow, presented by D. Joshua Taylor, one of the co-hosts of the show
2:15-3:15 – Writing your Family History (limited to 20 people)

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