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10 AM to 1PM Wednesdays and Fridays PGSA Research Help

Need a little help with your research?  Volunteers filling PGSA requests at the PMA library are also available to consult on genealogy questions and/or methods on Wednesdays from 10am till 1pm. Additionally, you may work in the library until 7 pm. The library is open 1 to 7 pm on Wednesdays.
There is plentiful parking and it's free! Public transportation is available. (take the CTA 56 Milwaukee Avenue bus to Augusta or take the Blue Line to Chicago Avenue or Division Street)

 The Polish Museum Of America (with its great gift shop) is open from 11 to 4.  There are several restaurants nearby, including a Polish one.  For more information, email PGSAmerica@pgsa.org.

Also, Board Member Steve Szabados, is currently available at the Arlington Heights Library every Friday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Whether you are just getting started or trying to solve a "brick wall,"  he should be able to help.  Steve also has quite an extensive
calendar of speaking engagements that take him from Kane County to DuPage County to Will County and even into Wisconsin.
His topics vary.  To see his schedule, go to:  http://steveszabados.com/calendar-of-events/ 

Library of the Polish Museum of America

984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

3rd Saturday of every month 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CAGG-NI Monthly Meeting

Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois will meet to discuss methods and techniques to use computers in your genealogy research.

CAGGNI meets every third Saturday of every month except December. Visit the CAGGNI's website
www.caggni.org for specific meeting informaiton.

The link to our calendar page is: http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/

Schaumburg Township District Library

130 South Roselle Road

Schaumburg IL

10:30 am - 12:30 pm The Master Genealogist (TMG) CAGG-NI Users Group Meeting

This event repeats every month on the second Saturday.

The Chicago Area TMG Users Group will meet to explore The Master Genealogist software and how various members use it. This group is a SIG of CAGG-NI. Visit the TMG pages of CAGGNI's website http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/ for specific meeting information.

Schaumburg Township District Library

130 South Roselle Road

Schaumburg IL

9:00AM First Saturday of Every Month Meeting NWSGS Meetings

The Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society invites anyone interested in genealogical, biographical, or historical research- beginners or experienced researchers- to join us the first Saturday of every month (except Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec.)
Times: 9:00AM – Open Discussion
               10:00AM – Meeting
For any other information, please send inquiry and a stamped self-addressed envelope to:
P.O. Box 148
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-9019

 Arlington Heights Senior Center
1800 W. Central Rd.,
Arlington Heights., IL

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Fox Valley Genealogical Society's 21st Annual Conference

"Sleuthing Strategies to Solve Family History Mysteries" Presented by Lisa Louise Cooke.

Lisa Louise Cooke is the producer and host of Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at www.GenealogyGems.com. She is also a noted international genealogy speaker,
a writer for Family Tree Magazine, and the author of a genealogy blog, multi-media materials and several genealogy strategy books.
The one-hour interactive lecture topics will be:
• How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case
• Ultimate Google Search Strategies and Tips
• Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers
• Genealogy on the Go with the iPad and Tablets

Continental breakfast and lunch are included.

FVGS website: http://www.ilfvgs.org/index.php/education/conference

Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Road, Naperville, Illinois.

For directions go to www.peopleofgrace.org/directions

1 PM Saturday, Oct 11th, 2014 The North Suburban Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

The meeting will feature Ginger Frere, MLIS presenting "Mining the National Archives"

What's in the archives that I can't find online? Why make the trip? This session will explore some of the lesser known holdings of the National Archives—at the Great Lakes Region and in Washington, D.C. Post Office records, Great Lakes Maritime records, passport applications and much more. Come learn about
the ways you can find and access these genealogical gold mines.

The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments.
The meeting room is handicap accessible with entance ramp under the Northfield Inn sign to the lower level Northfield Room.

Website: http://nsgsil.org

Northbrook History Museum

1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL

2 PM November 9, 2014 PGSA Quarterly Meeting

Our November 9 general meeting will be at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library with presenter, James S. Pula, Professor of History at Purdue University.
He will speak on the famed Kosciuszko Squadron in World War II AND it will be offered as a "Webinar!"

This means that in addition to the individuals in attendance, 100 additional visitors can participate in the meeting via their computer. If you haven't tried this latest technology and would like to give it a try, we will be posting details on the PGSA Home Page www.pgsa.org,
in the October Notebook or on the Arlington Heights Library website http://www.ahml.info/.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library

500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL

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