There is no pre-registration required in order to attend the program. There is no fee charged to attend. Anyone can attend this program. You do not have to be a library card holder with the Schaumburg Township District Library in order to attend.
Here are the details of our upcoming program for Tuesday evening, October 11, 2016:
The Genealogy program will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the 2nd floor Classroom. The guest speaker for the evening will be Steve Szabados. Steve will present a program titled “Find Your Roots in Naturalization Records”.
Find your immigrant ancestors naturalization papers and see the beginning of your roots in America. This program starts with the history of the naturalization process and a review of the requirements. Steve discusses where your ancestors were naturalized which is the key to finding their documents. Traditional and online sources are discussed.
Steve Szabados is a retired project manager. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and a MBA from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
Steve has been researching his ancestors for about fourteen years and has traced ancestors back to 1600s New England and 1730’s in Poland, Germany, Bohemia and Slovenia. He has given numerous presentations to genealogical groups and libraries in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. His goal is to share his passion for Family History.
The doors to the room will open at approximately 7 PM so participants can pick up any handouts, review books and journals and interact with other participants. Tony Kierna, the STDL genealogist, will start the program at 7:30. Introductions of new participants will occur as well as a brief review of handouts and genealogical matters. It is expected that the guest speaker’s presentation will start at around 7:45-8:00 PM. We will end the session by 9:30 PM.
For further information contact Tony Kierna at 847-923-3390.
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