Family History Fair - a free geneaology open house at the Library

Last year more than 250 people attended the Family History Fair at Minneapolis Central Library. These people came hoping to connect with people like you who know how to search for ancestors from around the world. In this, our third year, we again invite your organization to have an exhibit table.

What: Family History Fair - a free genealogy open house at the library
When: Saturday November 3rd, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: HCL Minneapolis Central Library

We will have space (tables and chairs) available for you at no charge. You are welcome to sell books or other materials, and distribute materials about your organization. We hope folks staffing the tables will be welcoming to the public and answer their questions.

We will be offering several quick 30-minute learning sessions throughout the day. You may recognize some or all of the speakers. (Perhaps next year you or a member of your organization would like to give a program.)

 Keynote speaker CSI Investigating Family History--Lois Mackin
 Putting Grandpa on the Map--Jay Fonkert
 1940 Census Gateway to the Past--David Suddarth
 Unfolding Crisis: Minnesota in the 1860s--Mary Bakeman
 Finding Family History in Military Records including the War of 1812, Civil War, Dakota War--Tom Rice
 What is New in Online Genealogy--Trudi Campbell
 Finding the Old Country Hometown in the U.S.--Mary Wickersham

New opportunity: the library's Best Buy Tech Computer Lab will be available to genealogists and budding genealogists for research.

Your partnership with us means a more exciting day for our visitors. Please consider participating. Email or call JoEllen so we can reserve your table! Thanks.

Planning Committee for HCL Central Library Family History Fair 2012
JoEllen Haugo, History Librarian, HCL Mpls Central or Tel. 612-543-8175

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