GSRC Upcoming Events
All events are free, open to the public, and are held at the New City
Library Auditorium, 220
Main St., New City, NY 10956, unless otherwise noted.
Contact: Sally Pellegrini, Community Relations: 845-634-4997 x197.
White background indicates GSRC-sponsored events.
25 March 2014
NOTE special location:
|NOTE special location: Nyack
Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack NY 10960.
Topic: Nyack Library's databases
Speaker: Brian Jennings, Local History Librarian
Brian will introduce the Nyack Library’s data bases related to genealogical research. These include an extensive obituary file - now partially accessible on the internet - and the newspapers found on HRVH. Meet in the Community Room of the library, on the lowest level. There is metered parking outside this room off Hudson Avenue, or free parking on Hudson and Piermont Avenues and on Broadway.
26 April 2014
NOTE special location:
Haverstraw Brick Museum
|NOTE special location: Haverstraw
Brick Museum, 12 Main St., Haverstraw, NY 10927
Topic: Overview of brick-making in Haverstraw
Speaker: Patricia M. Gordon, President/Director, Haverstraw Brick Museum
Pat will host the GSRC and give a tour of the Brick Museum. She will use artifacts in the museum to give us an overview of brickmaking in Haverstraw and nearby villages. The books compiled by the Genealogical Society of Rockland County are consulted regularly by visitors to the museum.
27 May 2014
|Topic: Mini genealogy workshops
Come to the New City Library with your family research problem or dead end. Members of the society will help you find those elusive ancestors or documents for your family tree.
24 June 2014
|Topic: Tips and Tricks for Using Ancestry.com in
Researching Your Family
Speaker: Toni McKeen, professional genealogist
In this lecture, Toni will show how to research efficiently and successfully using this powerful site. She will share helpful tips in finding those elusive relatives, which parameters to use, and how to prevent looking at thousands of names in search of the one person you are trying to find. Included in the talk are often overlooked options and the newest cool features that have just been added.
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