2013-2014 Gen Friends Events

Join Genealogy Friends at the following events at WO Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Rd., Plano, TX. Doors open at 10am.:

Nov 16th - Free Saturday Seminar. Meg Hacker from the National Archives in Ft. Worth will tak to us about Immigration Records.

Dec 21st - Free Saturday Seminar - Show and Tell. Join us to share your research successes.

Jan 18th - Free Saturday Seminar. Richard Monroe is our speaker

Feb 15th - Free Saturday Seminar.

Mar 15th - Free Saturday Seminar

Apr 19th - Free Saturday Seminar.

May 17th - Free Saturday Seminar

Jun 21st - Free Saturday Seminar

Jul 19th - Free Saturday Seminar



Sunday, April 20, 2008

Genealogy Class at Collin College

Collin College is offering Genealogy II. The class will meet on Monday nights 6:30-9:00 pm from July 7 to August 25, 2008 and is taught by Barbara Coakley. The class will acquaint you with original record sources including land, military, court, tax, probate, naturalization and immigration records. It will also enhance your skills in interpreting records, analyzing evidence, and planning research.

Gen Friends Research Retreat

Gen Friends is sponsoring a Research Retreat to the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City, UT. The retreat is from Tuesday, November 11, 2008 to Sunday, November 16, 2008. The fee for the retreat is $80.00 for Gen Friends members and includes:
  • Pre Trip Workshop to Prepare you for the trip
  • Orientation to the FHL by library staff
  • Consultations with experienced researchers
  • Lecture by a Professional Genealogist

You are responsible for your own transportation and hotel reservations. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel (800-366-3684).

Join us for a great opportunity to explore the vast resources of the largest genealogy library in the world with a group of fellow researchers. For more information visit the Gen Friends website www.genealogyfriends.org or email newsletter@genealogyfriends.org.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Room Change for April's Saturday Seminar

April's Saturday Seminar with Naomi Taplin speaking on Preservation Techniques will be held in the meeting room downstairs in the Genealogy area instead of the main floor Program Room. Unfortunately we won't be able to provide refreshments this time since it is in the library area and food and drink aren't allowed.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

April Saturday Seminar - Preservation Techniques

Join us Saturday, April 19, for our monthly Saturday Seminar. This month we present Naomi Taplin, librarian at the Texas Baptist Historical Collection, who will speak on preservation techniques. We meet in the program room at the Haggard library, doors open at 10:15 a.m.