Past Event: Genealogy Workshop

Next History Talk: April 29, 2017, 1-5 PM

Sign-up now for a 40-minute workshop that will share with you how to research your family history easily.  All are welcome. (Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.)  Bring a parent or grandparent and enjoy the experience of working together as a team to discover more about your own place in history.

This workshop will be presented by Karen Thornton who began exploring her family history eight years ago and found an interest and passion for genealogy and research that wouldn’t let go. Her interests include Appalachian genealogy and mental health records, among many others. Karen holds a certificate in genealogical research from Boston University’s Genealogical Research Program and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and National Genealogical Society. You can read some of her family stories at

The workshops will take place in the Mason Room, located within the New Providence Memorial Library at 377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974.

Participants will need to sign-up here for a specific session and bring their iPads or laptops.