Local Genealogy Club Meetings
MA – A new genealogy club has
started, every last Monday of the month.
No registration, come to as many meetings as you would like. For info contact Margie Walker, Local History
Librarian, Amesbury Public Library, Amesbury, MA 978-388-8148 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NH Genealogy Club, meets the first
Wednesday of the month at 6pm at the Barrington Public Library, 105 Ramsdell
Lane, Barrington, NH http://barringtongenealogy.weebly.com/ or email Wendy at email@example.com
Genealogy Club, at the Chelmsford, MA
Public Library, first Tuesday night of the month at 7PM in the McCarthy Meeting
Room, contact Judy Sylvia http://www.chelmsfordlibrary.org/programs/programs/genealogy_club.html
Roundtable, at the Derry Public
Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry, NH http://www.derry.lib.nh.us/ every first Tuesday of the Month, at 7pm to
8:15pm in the downstairs meeting room. Contact:
Alan Howard at 603-432-6140 for more information.
Genealogy Club, at the Rogers
Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, NH http://www.rodgerslibrary.org/ every 2nd Friday of the Month, at
1:30 PM contact 603-886-6030 for more information. (on summer hiatus until September)
Genealogy Club, at the Couper Room in
the Littleton, Massachusetts Reuben Hoar Public Library, third Monday of the
month. For more information see the website at http://www.littletonma.org/content/19459/19471/26579/26595/default.aspx
Greater Lowell Genealogy Club, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maglgc/ meets at the Pollard Memorial Library, Lowell, MA
10AM to 1PM once a month.
Meredith NH, Genealogy Club http://www.meredithlibrary.org/genealogy.html
NH Genealogy Club- Gale Library,
Newton, NH, 603-382-4691, 3PM on the third Wednesday of the month.
Hampton, NH Genealogy Club, at the
North Hampton Public Library, 237A Atlantic Avenue, North Hampton NH
January 7, Tuesday, Starting your Family History, at the National Archives facility in
Waltham, Massachusetts, 380 Trapelo Road, Free to the public. This workshop will provide you the strategies
for collecting and organizing what you have found, and the methodology for
embarking on this meaningful and engaging pastime.
January 13, Monday, 6:30pm Derry’s Medal of Honor Winners, at the
Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, in the main meeting room, presented by TJ Cullinane, contact Sherry
Bailey at 603-432-6140 for more information. Free to the public.
January 14, Tuesday, New Hampshire’s One Room Rural Schools: The Romance and the Reality,
at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive, Hampstead, New
Hampshire, Steve Taylor explores the lasting legacies of the one-room school
house and how they echo today. Contact
the library at 603-329-6411 for more information.
January 15, Wednesday, 6pm Ethic Enclaves, Edge Gateways, and the Global Boston, at the Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Salon
presented by James Madden, free to the public.
January 16, Thursday, 11am Desteenation for Teens: Library Tour and Beginning Genealogy, at the Boston Public Library, a tour and a focus on those areas of the library that are helpful when working on family trees. For ages 12 - 18. See the website http://www.bpl.org/programs/calendar.htm#/?i=2 Free to the public.
January 16, Thursday, 5:30pm, When Subjects Talk Back: Oral History, contemporary Biography, and the
Runaway Interview, at the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston,
Massachusetts, a conversation with Joyce Antler of Brandeis University, Clair
Potter Professor of History at the New School, and Ted Widmer, senior advisor
to former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Free to the public.
January 22, Wednesday 6 -7pm, Can’t Make it to Hartford? Power Researching Connecticut Genealogy
Online, at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99 -101 Newbury Street,
Boston, Massachusetts. Genealogist
Barbara J. Matthews on Connecticut genealogy resources that are accessible from
home. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-226-1226
to reserve a space. Space is limited.
January 25, Saturday, 10am - 12pm, Research at the Concord National Guard Museum & Archives sponsored by the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists- Merrimack Valley Chapter Meeting in the Great Room, upstairs at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen, Massachusetts. Keith Vezeau, Archivist at the Concord National Guard Museum and Archives will be the speaker. For more information contact email@example.com or see this link: http://www.msoginc.org/merrimackvalleynews.php
January 29, Wednesday, 6pm, Researching Your Ancestral Homes, at the Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Salon
presented by Kim Tenney, Henry Scannell, and Gail Fithian, library staff members. Free to the public.
February 5, 12, and 19, at 6 – 8pm, Getting Started in Genealogy, at the
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99 – 101 Newbury Street, Boston,
Massachusetts. Genealogist Rhonda
McClure will share her knowledge in this three part course. Sessions held on three consecutive
Wednesdays. $30 for all three
sessions. Click here for registration
February 8, Saturday, 1:30pm, The Underground Railroad in New England,
at the Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, presented by Eleanor Strang
in honor of Black History month. Contact Sherry Bailey at 603-432-6140 for more
information. Free to the public.
February 10, Monday, 6:30pm, Local
History Series: The Day that Made Robert Frost, at the Derry Public
Library, Derry, New Hampshire, presented by the Derry Town Historian Rick
Holmes. Contact Sherry Bailey at 603-432-6140 for more information. Free to the public.
February 12, Wednesday, 6pm, History of People, Places and Plans that Shaped East Boston, at the Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Salon
presented by Antonio Di Mambro. Free to the public.
March 10, Monday, 6:30pm, Local
History Series: Houses of Derry, at the Derry Public Library, Derry, New
Hampshire, presented by Karen Blandford Anderson of the Derry Heritage
Commission and Director of the Derry Museum of History. . Contact Sherry Bailey
at 603-432-6140 for more information.
Free to the public.
April 1, Thursday, Researcher Forum, at the National Archives facility in Waltham,
Massachusetts, 380 Trapelo Road, Free to the public. Researching original
records has changed in recent years, no longer are you winding the microfilm,
and the resources and strategies have expanded.
Learn about the new and exciting initiatives for researchers, and use
this open forum opportunity to tell the National Archives how researching can
be made better for you.
April 5, Saturday, Maine Genealogical Society Spring Workshop, at the Elks Club, 397
Civic Center Drive, Augusta, Maine, Featuring Maureen Taylor, the Photo
Detective, co-hosted by the Maine Historical Society.
April 14, Monday, 6:30pm, Local History Series: A History of Derry,
at the Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, presented by Elizabeth Ives,
Library Trustee and retired theater professional. Contact Sherry Bailey at 603-432-6140 for
more information. Free to the public.
May 31, Saturday, 9am to 4pm. Southern Maine Genealogy Conference, to be held at Keeley’s
Banquet Center, 178 Warren Avenue, Portland, Maine, the keynote speaker will be
July 8, Tuesday, Passenger Lists, Censuses and Naturalizations: The Big 3 Sources for
Family History, at the National Archives facility in Waltham,
Massachusetts, 380 Trapelo Road, Free to the public. Learn how to locate and use these resources,
and there will be assistance from archives staff and volunteers.
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