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Apr
23
Thu
TRL Genealogy Collection Tour
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
TRL Genealogy Collection Tour @ Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

TO BE RESCHEDULED

TOUR OF THE GENEALOGY COLLECTION AT THE TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY

Co-sponsored with the Humanities and Social Sciences Department at the Toronto Reference Library.

Discover one of the largest genealogy collections in Canada. Explore the extensive maps, city directories, passenger lists, historical atlases, digitized and microfilmed newspapers, indexes to births, marriages and deaths and so much more! Learn how to search the various catalogues including those for the collections of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto and the Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants. Upon completion of the tour, participants are invited to research their family history with the assistance of library staff. Please bring your library card or other form of identification in order to request documents.

NOTE: THIS COURSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. WE WILL BE IN TOUCH WITH ALL REGISTRANTS, ONCE WE ARE ABLE TO RESCHEDULE.

HOW TO GET TO THE COURSE LOCATION
The Toronto Reference Library building is on the east side of Yonge Street, one block north of Bloor Street.  The Genealogy Collection tour is on the second floor.

By public transit:
The closest TTC subway station is Bloor/Yonge.

Driving to the Library is not recommended as parking in the immediate area is limited.

Accessibility:
The Toronto Reference Library building is wheelchair accessible. For more information about our policies on accessibility, visit our policies page. For assistance with a specific accommodation request, email us at torontocourses@ogs.on.ca.

Apr
27
Mon
Habits of a highly organized genealogist
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Speaker: Lynn Palermo

Learn how to turn your scattered, disorganized files into a system that works for you. A few well thought out steps can help you control your clutter, keep consistent records, avoid duplication of effort and be able to communicate what you’ve accomplished in your research. Lynn Palermo, The Armchair Genealogist, will set you up for success.