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StLGS Special Programs


Watch this page for information about the restructured 2015 StLGS Special Interest Groups.

For the remaining months of 2014, we have some outstanding special programs scheduled. We invite you to attend any and all of interest to you.

Previously scheduled 2014 SIG meetings held at SLCL headquarters and co-sponsored by the St. Louis County Library will be held!

The restructured 2015 SIG schedule will be available at the end of the year. We are excited about the effort to focus 2015 SIG topics on genealogical research and family history.


StLGS African-American SIG Event

Saturday, 4 October 2014, St. Louis County Library Headquarters, East Room, 11 a.m.

Breaking Through Brick Walls in African-American Genealogy featuring LaDonna Garner

Brick walls in African-American research can be difficult to climb. This round table will offer steps to breaking through to the other side.

StLGS Italian SIG Event

Monday, 20 October 2014, St. Louis County Library Headquarters, 7 p.m.

Planning and Organizing a Family Reunion featuring Scott Biondo

Family Reunions can be a wonderful way to connect for family history, genealogical data and pictures.

StLGS Irish SIG Event

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, St. Louis County Library Headquarters, East Room, 7 p.m.

Irish St. Louis Archdiocese Church Records featuring Rena Schergen and John Schwob

Ms. Schergen is an archivist with the Archdiocese of St. Louis and Mr. Schwob is their Director of Pastoral Planning. Together, they will discuss the history and demographics of the Catholic church in St. Louis with an emphasis on the Irish population.

StLGS  Jewish SIG Event

Wednesday, 19 November, St. Louis County Library Headquarters, 7 p.m.

Finding and Using Online Maps for Jewish Research featuring Bob Goode

From Google Maps to sites that feature interactive maps of Eastern Europe, the Internet is a great source for discovering migration paths, shtetl locations, family farms, apartment buildings, and much more.


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