Come early to review genealogical materials. At 7:45 p.m., guest presenter Becky Lowery, Reference Librarian at the Newberry Library, will discuss the Newberry’s genealogy collection and how to use its online tools to prepare for a visit to the library.
The Newberry Library is one of Chicago's genealogy research treasures. This one-hour session surveys the Newberry's genealogy collections, including city directories, military records, historical newspapers, electronic resources, passenger lists, maps, and special collections. Becky Lowery, Reference Librarian at the Newberry, demonstrates how to use the catalog and online finding aids in order to prepare for a visit to the library.
Doors will open at approximately 7 p.m. so you can pick-up handouts, review books and journals, and network with other participants. Tony Kierna will start the program at 7:30 p.m. with introductions of new participants and a brief review of handouts and genealogical matters.
For further information contact Tony Kierna at (847) 923-3390.