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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Monday, Sep. 3
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY
GENEALOGY - Grassroo
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 10:30 AM - 12 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

While large genealogy databases like Ancestry.com and FamilySearch often take the spotlight, they aren’t the only place to find useful one-of-a-kind genealogy information online. Come join the MCMLS Genealogy Department for a special presentation on Grassroots Genealogy, and learn about the thousands of free sites, hosted by the local little guys, that can provide the missing information that you’ve been hunting for!

 

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Anything
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 1 - 2:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

In the exciting era of 21st century Genealogy, the need to stay organized has never been greater. This class provides an opportunity for attendees to begin to leverage the power of Metadata in organizing their family history photos anddocuments on their personal computer. Come learn the basic principles behind metadata, some common tags to use to stay organized, as well as software solutions to help organize photos and documents digitally.

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Kin Kill
Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30 AM - 12 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

In the era before vaccines and modern medicine, disease was a grim and ever-present reality for individuals and societies. Join  Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith for a special presentation on some of the major epidemics in US and World history, the common diseases that touched the lives of your ancestors, and how this knowledge provides  additional context and insights into the stories of your ancestors.

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Graveyar
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2 - 3:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

Come help us end the month is style: Halloween Style. Attendees are invited to dress up in your Halloween costumes and join the Genealogy department to learn about useful cemetery records that can be found in print and online.

Presentation will cover the websites Billiongraves.com and Findagrave.com as well as Smartphone apps. Prizes and candy will be awarded for the best costumes.

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Where to
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2 - 3:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

The MCMLS genealogy department isn’t the only place to find important genealogy records in the area.

Come join Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith an overview of which local  history and genealogy records for the county can be found in the library and which agencies and organizations around the county contain  genealogical records in their holdings, and what kinds or records are out there to add in your research.

 

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
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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
GENEALOGY - Getting
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2 - 3:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

Have you tested your DNA for Genealogy? Thinking about testing but not quite sure? Come to a special presentation by Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith that covers jumping into the new and wild world of Genetic Genealogy.

Come learn about the different DNA tests to choose from, how to  compare between DNA testing companies, and what DNA can (and can’t) do to help you with your tricky genealogy problems.

 

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Research
Monday, Dec. 10, 10:30 AM - 12 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

Do you have ancestors from France? From the Hugueonts to the Acadians, the Cajuns to the Louisiana Creoles there have been many different groups who claim France as their common heritage.

 

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

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
GENEALOGY - Heraldry
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1 - 2:30 PM
or call 936-788-8363.

Are you a descendant of royalty? Do you descend from a knight or baron who received his own coat of arms?

 

Join the Genealogy department as we delve into the world of Heraldry (reading and granting coats of arms) and Royal ancestors. We’ll cover some important resources located online and in the genealogy department that can help you connect  back to your royal ancestors

 

Sponsored by MCMLS Genealogy.
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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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