Family History: Discover & Document

Virginia Room - Roanoke Public Libraries - 540.853.2073

706 S. Jefferson St. Roanoke VA 24016
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Upcoming Classes in the Virginia Room

(Registration is NOT required)

Genetic Genealogy Basics

Learn how DNA can help in your genealogy research.

Saturday, August 19 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm
(This will be held in the Parrott Room of the Main Library)

Finding & Using Court Records

Learn how court records can give you clues about your ancestors.
Saturday, August 26 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Passenger Lists and Immigration

Learn how to find immigration, naturalization and passenger list records.
Saturday, September 9  2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Fan & Cluster Genealogy Technique

Have a brick wall? Try using the Fan/Cluster Technique to broaden your genealogy research to include the family, friends, associates and neighbors of your ancestor.

Saturday, September 23  2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Introducing "Unlocking the Archives" Blog

Periodically, the Virginia Room Archivist (Dyron Knick) will write about preservation, archives and the hidden gems that can be found in the Virginia Room.  The first blog post can be found at 

Upcoming Giveaway

In October, we will be giving away two AncestryDNA kits donated by Ancestry.  Further information will be given in upcoming email alerts.

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