Monthly Branch presentations, are open to the public and are held at 1pm on Saturday afternoons, except in July and August, at the City of Ottawa Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive (near Woodroffe). Announcements of the place, date and guest speakers for the monthly presentations are listed in the Ottawa Branch News, on this website, notice boards of local libraries and in the media.
Annual Banquet, 6:00 pm for 6:30, at Minos Village Restaurant, 2762 Princess St, Kingston. Lots of free parking. Speaker Jennifer DeBruin on “The History of Slavery Along the St. Lawrence”. All welcome to attend this evening of good food, good conversation, door prizes and fun. Tickets $45 include tax and tip, must specify choice of entree when ordering – see menu details and order form at www.uelac.org/Kingston-Branch/ (click on “Order Form” on the front page).
Nancy Cutway – firstname.lastname@example.org
Palatines to America
PO Box 141260
Columbus, OH 43214
Join Us for an Exciting German Genealogy Event
Are you looking to broaden your ancestor detective skills? Then plan to attend the Palatines to America German Genealogy Society’s 2018 National Conference being held from June 15 to 16 in the Adams Mark Hotel, Buffalo, NY.
The keynote speakers are John Colletta and Baerbel Johnson, both nationally known for their expert knowledge of German genealogy. Six additional speakers with varied genealogical expertise, round out the two-day program, providing a wide variety of topics and information. A conference syllabus with written information about each presentation will be provided to registrants.
A vendor room will offer items for purchase and information about societies to assist you with your German genealogy. Breaks between sessions will provide time to network with others who share your genealogical interests.
Pre-conference activities include access to the German genealogy resources in the Grosvenor Room at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library on Wednesday, June 13 and a Western New York German American Experience bus trip plus a Beginner German Genealogy Workshop on Thursday, June 14.
For more information, visit www.palam.org
Roberta Newcomer, Publicity Chair, Palatines to America email@example.com
Ottawa Branch meetings are now being shown as a calendar that is available by going to the home page.
On line copies of our electronic newsletter collection are available for reading on both our computers at the Branch’s library. Located in the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood. Click here for location details.
The collection contains over 225 publications from 27 organizations and is growing. Click here for a complete list.
We are pleased to announce a new publication:
“Ottawa Branch News Issues and Index 1970 – 2008”
Published 2009. $25.00 includes postage, etc
We have converted the library to the Dewey Decimal system. This should make it easier to use the catalogue and to browse the shelves.
PLEASE!!! We are not a Lending Library. Do not remove books from our Library – we do not lend them. Read the rest of this entry »