12 February 2011

Birthday Bio -- California Genealogical Society & Library -- 113 years old today

CGS is thriving.

Today's  Workshop (Saturday, February 12, 2011, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.) New York City Research Part II with Steve Harris, CGS President (pre registration required -- free for members, $20 for non members) will be in our newly expanded classroom space which we are setting up to have internet access for our out of area members.  His nation wide city directory collection is across the hall and available to us.  

Friday, February 18, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., member Anita Wills will give two talks which are free and open to the public on African-American history and research.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. is another pre-registration workshop Comparing Genealogy Software with Kathy Watson, Gary Darnsteadt, Lisa Gorrell and Glenn Koch. 

Our workshops are extraordinary and our members even more so -- warm, welcoming, knowledgeable.  Our library is open Thursday and Friday 9-4 and Saturday 10-4.  Free for members, $5 for non members.  Check us out.  We have information for everyone, even those without California ancestors. Our New England collection is superb.

Check us out.
The CGS website   http://www.californiaancestors.org/  
The blog (run by the inimitable Kathryn Doyle) at http://blog.californiaancestors.org/

Happy Birthday to all of us!

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