September 19, 2009

When: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1/4 mile east of the Taconic Parkway on Route 134. For a map click here.

The free event celebrates the re-opening of the new Yorktown Family History Library. The new facility is larger, has more computers, provides access to and other important genealogy websites, has wireless internet, has microfilm readers and copiers, and offers access to the all of the materials listed in the library catalogue in Salt Lake City, Utah--the largest repository of genealogical information in the world.

The event is free to the public and will feature numerous classes, lectures and booths to help you get started building your family tree or help you add to what you already have. Representatives from the Westchester Genealogical Society and Westchester County GenWeb will be in attendance as well.
Lectures and Classes will be in two rooms, the Chapel, and the Family History Library itself. Here is a list of times and classes being offered from 10am to 3pm:
Booths will be available with:

Getting Started Kits
Software and Organizational Help
Internet help
Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge information
Information on the Westchester Genealogical Society
Information on the GenWeb Project
Help and materials for Spanish speaking genealogists
Materials in Spanish
and More!

And yes, light fare and refreshments will be available all day!