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October 2015


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information call  631-724-4162

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.

Oct. 1, 2015            Topic:   NO VITALS / NO PROBLEM!

Thursday,                Speaker:  Judy G. Russell, JD, CGsm, CGLsm

7:30 p.m.                  Location:  Hicksville VFW, 320 South Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY.

7:00 Orientation    Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info: Ruth, 718-460-4240.   No fee.


Oct. 3, 2015        TopicNew York State Historic Newspapers

Saturday,            Speaker:  Samantha Jane Alberts, Technology & Electronic Resources Supervisor, Suffolk Cooperative Library System

10:00 a.m.            LocationHuntington Public Library, 338 Main St., Huntington, NY.

                               Sponsored by: Huntington Historical Society.  Info:  631-427-7045.


Oct. 10, 2015         Topic:  Passports, Visas, Alien Registration

Saturday,               Speaker:  Toni McKeen

10:00 a.m.              Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

9:30 a.m. Help     Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info: 516-557-2917 or 631-587-5377.


Oct. 17, 2015        Topic:    Going Paperless: Digitizing Your Genealogical Research
Saturday,               Speaker  Melissa Johnson

11:00 a.m.              Location:  Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.  No Fee.

10:00 a.m. Help    Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum. Info: Susan 631-626-3376

Oct.18, 2015          Topic:  Researching The Wandering Jew: Two Generations in Six Countries

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Rhoda Miller

2:00-4:00 p.m.        Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY. 

1:30 help session  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island (JGSLI).  Info Randi (516) 507-7843


Oct. 24, 2015          Topic:  Hidden Genealogy Resources of Suffolk County

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Linda Metzger

10-11.30 a.m.          Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee

9:30 help session  Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info:  631-654-4700


Oct. 28, 2015          Topic:  Italian-American Heritage and Culture

Wednesday,            Speaker:  Elena Florenzano

7:00-8:00 p.m.        Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Connetquot Public Library.  Info: Diane, 631-567-5079.   No fee.


Oct. 31, 2015          TopicMake Those Skeletons Dance: Exploring Your Family's Dark Side
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Lisa Alzo

10-11.30 a.m.          Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Brentwood Genealogists. Info: Mary Ann, 631-273-7883.



Oct. 6 and 20, 2015   Four part Series:     Getting Started with Your Irish Genealogy
Tuesday,                Speaker  Kathleen McGee

6:30 pm-8:00 pm  Location:  Wantagh Public Library, 3285 Park Avenue, Wantagh, NY.  No Fee.

                                  Info: Suzanne Welker 516-221-1200

Wantagh Library cardholders can register online, in person, or by phone beginning Tuesday, August 11th at 9am.
Out of district cardholders can register in person or by phone beginning Tuesday, August 18th at 9am.





African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to May). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-379-5466.




Updated :  09/19/2015