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TRL Genealogy Collection Tour

When:
May 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
2018-05-04T10:00:00-04:00
2018-05-04T11:30:00-04:00
Where:
Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor
789 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M4W 2G8
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
TRL Genealogy Collection Tour @ Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

The tour is now full.  To put your name on the waiting list, send an email to courses@torontofamilyhistory.org and you will be contacted if a spot becomes available.

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 and a volunteer from the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. Please bring your library card or other form of identification in order to request documents.

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 courses@torontofamilyhistory.org.

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