Local genealogy groups to meet Saturday and Monday

Two local genealogy groups will be meeting this Saturday and Monday.

The Irish Family History Forum will meet this Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Bethpage Public Library. At 10 a.m. there will be a Tips and Tricks session followed by an Ask the Experts session.

The featured speaker will be Joseph Coen, archivist with the Brooklyn Diocese. He will discuss the genealogy-related holdings of the Doicesan Archives, including sacramental, marriage dispensation and school records. He will also discuss how to obtain these records.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.ifhf.org

The Connetquot Public Library will be having a genealogy program on Monday, Oct. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m.

This month’s speaker will be local genealogist Rhoda Miller, author of the book “Jewish Community of Long Island.” She will be discussing “Exploring Long Island’s Jewish Heritage.”

For more information, contact the library at 631-567-5079.