All library research days and meetings are suspended until
the Parkville Senior Center reopens.

“Based on guidance from the State of Maryland, Baltimore County senior centers will be closed to the public starting Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. County officials encourage individuals to coordinate with senior center staff to ensure they are prepared for the closure, and we encourage those individuals to call the Maryland Access Point hotline at 410-887-2594.”
https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/aging/


GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT OUR MEETINGS.

WEATHER RELATED CLOSINGS → VISIT THE BCGS HOME PAGE.

For detailed directions and a map, select → PLANNING A VISIT.

THE FOLLOWING TAKES PLACE ON MEETING DATES:

  • The LIBRARY is open from 12 – 2 pm.
  • The GENERAL MEETING followed by refreshments takes place from 2 – 3 pm.
  • THE GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTS FROM 3 – 4 pm.

 

INTEREST GROUPS MEET IN THE CORRIDOR OUTSIDE OF THE LIBRARY:


 

P R O G R A M   O F   S P E A K E R S
S P R I N G   2 0 2 0

C L O S E D

No Program for APRIL 26,SUNDAY, 3 pm

Research Day

JUNE 28, SUNDAY, CLOSED

Our library is closed for research.

Ordinarily, we would be scanning Bibles and records. Bring a storage device to receive a copy of the scan.
However, we are CLOSED.

 


Steven Loew

SEPTEMBER 27, SUNDAY. 3 pm

Steven Loew is a book and paper conservator in private practice in Baltimore. From 2009 to 2019 he was a senior conservator at the National Archives and Records Administration. He was the conservator in charge of the treatment and preservation of the general collections of the Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Loew’s principal training in conservation was while working as a conservation technician for the Smithsonian Institution Libraries from 1990 to 1995.


You Located the Ancestral Village of Your Ancestor – Now What?
Nancy Waters

OCTOBER 25, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Now that the ancestral village of your ancestor has been located, what’s next?

How do you find more information?

Explore the next steps overcoming barriers like language and an ocean.

Nancy Waters
Nancy Waters is a researcher, lecturer, college instructor, and award-winning author. She has extensive speaking experience throughout the Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia area. She has presented at national and regional conferences including NGS, FGS, and Rootstech.

She has published four family history books. The 1997 Heart of America Genealogical Society Award of Excellence was awarded to Nancy’s first book, and she earned the 2007 National Genealogical Society Genealogical Writing Competition Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History for her second book. This book also earned the 2007 Maryland Historical Society, Sumner A. Parker Award, for best genealogy of a Maryland family.

Nancy is the past Managing Editor for the Maryland Genealogical Society Journal, past Secretary for the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISHWE), past Director of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, is an instructor for continuing education at Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland, teaching Microsoft Office applications, adjunct instructor at Carroll County Community College, teaching genealogy classes, and is the registrar for her DAR chapter..

She is a certified Microsoft Professional and member of multiple genealogical and historical societies.

* * * VIEW THE ARCHIVE OF PAST SPEAKERS * * *

(The image next to “Research Day” courtesy of http://www.vintagekin.com/)