Friday, September 7, 2018

Plainfield genealogy group to discuss hiring professional genealogists

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet on Thursday, September 7 from 1 to 3 pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. The meeting will be held upstairs in the library's meeting rooms. Darlene Anderson will give a presentation about when it's time to consider hiring a professional genealogist to help you in your research.

If you are interested in the group, or have questions, please contact Plainfield library's Indiana Room - e-mail askindiana@plainfieldlibrary.net or phone (317) 839-6602 extension 2114.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Brownsburg genealogy group to discuss genealogy cold cases

The Brownsburg Branches genealogy group will meet on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 1 to 3 pm at the Brownsburg Public Library. The meeting will be held in Meeting Room E. Cindy Rutledge from the Danville Public Library will give a presentation on genealogy cold cases.

The meeting is free and open to the public - registration is requested via the events calendar on the library's website. If you have any questions, please contact Linda Cook - e-mail lcook@bburglibrary.net

Friday, August 10, 2018

Danville library to host presentation about Civil War life

The Danville Public Library will hold a presentation in the library's program room on Saturday, August 25 at 10 am about Civil War life. Tim Macsay, a volunteer with the Hendricks County Historical Museum, will give a demonstration of the weapons used during the Civil War, and there will be an opportunity to taste hardtack, which soldiers ate.

Pre-registration is required - register online via the library's events calendar, or by calling (317) 745-2604.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Danville genealogy group to discuss county histories

The Danville Public Library will present a session by Monique Howell from the Indiana State Library on Monday, August 13 at 1:30 pm about how to make the most of county histories. County histories can include biographical sketches of your ancestors as well as information on local history. The session will be part of the library's Genealogy Nuts group monthly meeting, which is held in the library's program room on the ground floor. Visitors are welcome - for more information, contact the library - phone (317) 745-2604.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Plainfield genealogy group to discuss DNA research

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet on Thursday, September 7 from 1 to 3 pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. The meeting will be held upstairs in the library's meeting rooms. Andrea Ackermann from the Central Indiana DNA Interest Group (CIDIG) will give a presentation about DNA testing and how they can help you in researching your family history.

If you are interested in the group, or have questions, please contact Plainfield library's Indiana Room - e-mail askindiana@plainfieldlibrary.net or phone (317) 839-6602 extension 2114.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Plainfield genealogy group to discuss tax lists

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet on Thursday, August 2 from 1 to 3 pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. The meeting will be held upstairs in the library's meeting rooms. Meredith Thompson will give a presentation on tax lists and how you can use them in your genealogy research.

If you are interested in the group, or have questions, please contact Plainfield library's Indiana Room - e-mail askindiana@plainfieldlibrary.net or phone (317) 839-6602 extension 2114.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Danville library to discuss genealogy "cold cases"

The Danville Public Library will hold a workshop on Thursday, July 26 at 1 pm about how to solve a genealogy "cold case" - when your research on an ancestor has seemingly hit a wall. You will learn how to track ancestors, uncover holes in your research and retrieve missing information. Pre-registration is required - register online via the library's events calendar, or by calling (317) 745-2604.