Donna Solecka Urbikas, Polish immigrant and author, discusses in slide/lecture format her family and experiences coming to Chicago in the 1950s. Mrs Urbikas recently published "My Sister's Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia," a University of Wisconsin title.
Patrons will have the opportunity to use the library's laptops to search newly available collections on Ancestry Library Edition and other online resources as well as share strategies for overcoming "brick walls."
Family history researchers have the opportunity to use the library's laptops to access the library edition of Ancestry.com and other online sources. Patrons are welcome to share their successes in overcoming brick walls.