Genealogy Series

family tree Interest in family history research has spiked over the past year. Whether you’re new to genealogy or a seasoned practitioner, our upcoming workshops will expand your skills and enhance your discoveries. Sign up for one, two, or all three!

Organizing Your Research

March 10, 2021

Genealogy research generates names, dates, relationships, and many other types of data. What are the best ways to organize all that information? In this workshop, Jessie Klein and Jay Sage from the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Boston presented strategies for keeping track of your research, both on paper and on a computer.
A recording of the workshop is available on YouTube.

Navigating Online Resources

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Genealogy enthusiasts have a wealth of online resources to choose from when conducting research. Which sites are most helpful, and how can you make the most of them? In this workshop, genealogy expert Seema Kenney demonstrated and discussed search techniques that make finding any type of information on the Internet easier. Both subscription and free sites were included. Generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.
A recording of the workshop will be available on YouTube.

Personal Digital Archiving

Wednesday, May 12 at 3:00 PM

Learn the basics of archiving your personal digital photographs, audiovisual material, social media, emails, and more! Get an overview of why digital preservation is important for your personal digital materials, and gain confidence on how to safely archive them, in this workshop with veteran archivist Jessica Steytler, Public Library of Brookline Special Collections.
Please register for this workshop to attend.