Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montgomery County Memorial Library System! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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GENEALOGY - Research
Thursday, Apr. 26, 11 AM - 12:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
Do you have ancestors from Ireland? The Irish were the second largest immigrant group to the United States during the 19th century, with over 34 millions Americans who claim full or partial Irish heritage.

Join Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith for a special workshop on Irish genealogy research. Come learn about the methodology and records that will help you hunt trace your Irish roots
  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Intermed
Wednesday, May. 16, 1 - 2:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
So you’ve taken a DNA test, and have your results. Now what? Come to our Intermediate DNA for Genealogy class!

Come learn how to interpret you results and the next steps you can take to find new cousins and analyze your DNA. We’ll cover topics like tips on contacting DNA cousins, creating spreadsheets of Cousins, and using tools like triangulation to determine relatedness. Come improve your DNA skills and take your DNA research to the next level.

Please contact the  Genealogy Department at  936-788-8363 x6249, stop by in person, or go online (www.countylibrary.org) to register!   
  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Mining N
Thursday, May. 24, 10:30 AM - 12 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
Newspapers can be a treasure trove of genealogical information. From the American Revolution to the mid 1900s, newspapers were the media of choice for Americans to distribute information and ideas, and to persuade one another; with many of our ancestors getting caught in the furor and foray of the press.

Come join us for a special presentation on how to local newspapers, both in both digital and  physical formats, as well as the types of genealogical gems that can be gleaned from newspaper research. 

Please contact the  Genealogy Department at  936-788-8363 x6249, stop by in person, or go online (www.countylibrary.org) to register!   
  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
All Locations
Monday, May. 28
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY
GENEALOGY - Fantasti
Wednesday, Jun. 6, 2 - 3:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
If you’ve never used land records in your research, you’ll want to buzz over quicker than a billywig for this special workshop. Join Newt Landmander (Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith incognito), magi-recordologist extraordinaire for a fantastic primer on the wonderful world of land records in the United States.

After this workshop, your research will be soaring to heights higher than a hippogriff can fly! Space is limited so be sure to register by contacting the Genealogy department at librarygenealogy@mctx.org or 936-788-8363 x 6259.

Please contact the Genealogy Department at  936-788-8363 x6249, stop by in person, or go online (www.countylibrary.org) to register!   

  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Getting
Friday, Jun. 22, 12 PM - 1:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
Familysearch is the second largest genealogical database online. As an affiliate library, the MCMLS Genealogy department provides unique access to this invaluable database. 

Join us for a special workshop that covers searching historical records FamilySearch.org, navigating their online global tree, accessing digitized records and books, and utilizing their FamilySearch Wiki. 

To register please contact the Genealogy Department at 936.788-8363x6249, head online to www.countylibrary.org, or  stop by in person!
  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
All Locations
Wednesday, Jul. 4
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY
GENEALOGY - Research
Thursday, Jul. 5, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
Do you have ancestors from Germany? Approximately 46 million Americans claim full or partial German Heritage in the United States, making them one of the largest ancestry groups in America.

Join Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith for a special workshop on  German  genealogy research. Come learn about the methodology and records that will help you hunt trace your German roots. 

Please contact the  Genealogy Department at  936-788-8363 x6249, stop by in person, or go online (www.countylibrary.org) to register!   
  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Getting
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2 - 3:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.
The MCMLS Genealogy department is pleased to announce a recent addition to our genealogy database offerings: Findmypast Library Edition. 

Findmypast is a global leader in family history records that provides access to billions of records from England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States, including access to the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), the largest index of genealogical publications that exists.

Come join us for a special workshop that covers navigating the records and resources available through Findmypast.

Please contact the  Genealogy Department at  936-788-8363 x6249, stop by in person, or go online (www.countylibrary.org) to register!   

  Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
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Monday, Sep. 3
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY
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Monday, Nov. 12
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR VETERAN'S DAY
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Wednesday, Nov. 21
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSING AT 5PM FOR THANKSGIVING.
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Thursday, Nov. 22
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
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Friday, Nov. 23
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
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Saturday, Nov. 24
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
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Saturday, Dec. 22
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
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Monday, Dec. 24
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
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Tuesday, Dec. 25
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
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