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Adult Program - History & Genealogy
After a short review of updates to Ancestry® Library Edition, patrons will have ample opportunity to continue their own search for ancestors using the library's resources.
After a short introduction to FamilySearch.org, patrons will have the opportunity to use the librarys computers to search the Ancestry Library Edition and other online resources.
Stuart Shea, Chicagoan and baseball writer and statistician, presents an illustrated lecture based on his recent book, a captivating, colorful, centennial chronicle of the hallowed park.
Librarian Neil OShea introduces an essential resourceAncestry.com (library edition) available in the Library and Heritage Quest available at home to Niles library cardholders.
Chicago author David Witter returns to present an illustrated lecture based on his latest book describing the city's prominent place in the American magic scene from the early days of vaudeville.
Author Patrick T. McBriarty shares a multi-media presentation based on his recent history and guidebook of the moveable bridges over the Chicago River which made Chicago the drawbridge capital of the world.