Genealogy After-Hours LIVE 2015 @ Emily Fowler Public Library
Oct 16 @ 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Libraries across Texas will be sharing programming and genealogical resources during a “lock-in” on Oct. 16 at the Emily Fowler Central Library. This event is co-sponsored by the Denton Public Library and the Denton County Genealogical Society. Registration is required for this event. Food and drink will be provided.

You can also come early for webinars in the Special Collections Department, beginning at noon. Please bring headphones or earbuds. The Special Collections Department will be open for research throughout the event.

Early webinars in Special Collections
Noon-1:30 p.m. : Live: Search Strategies, Tools and Tips
1:40-2:40 p.m. : The German Collection of the Texas General Land Office,
with Case Study of Adolph Fox
2:50-3:50 p.m. : Unearth Your Ancestors Using Land and Property Records
4:00-5:00 p.m. : Hispanic Research Methodology
5:05-5:50 p.m. : Meal Break – Food and drink will be provided. (Registration Required)

Lock-in programs
6:00-7:20 p.m. : Fundamentals for Beginning Genealogy Research
7:30-8:30 p.m. : Google Tools & Procedures for Solving Family History Mysteries
8:40-9:35 p.m. : Finding Females in Your Family Tree
9:40-10:30 p.m. : Using Archives to Grow Genealogy Skills

Call (940) 349-8752 to register for this free event!

2015 Texas State Genealogical Society Conference @ Crowne Plaza Austin
Oct 30 – Nov 1 all-day

TSGS 2015 Conference | Texas State Genealogical Society

TSGS is excited to announce its 2015 Family History Conference will be Oct 30Nov 1, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Austin, 6121 North Interstate Highway 35, in Austin, Texas, and everyone is invited!

We are particularly pleased to welcome, not one, but two keynote speakers this year, J. Mark Lowe and Lisa Louise Cooke. The breadth and depth of knowledge they bring will provide a well rounded experience for every attendee.

TSGS 2015 Keynote Speakers

This three day event will also include wonderful research opportunities, insightful family history sessions for all skill levels each afternoon, and a full exhibit hall.

November 2015 Program: Chuck Voellinger: “Census Research” @ Emily Fowler Public Library
Nov 12 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
January 2016 Program: Kimberly Wells: “Historical Epidemics and Migration” @ Emily Fowler Public Library
Jan 14 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
RootsTech 2016 @ Salt Palace Convention Center
Feb 3 – Feb 6 all-day
Rootstech 2016 Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for RootsTech, the largest family history and technology conference in the world. Happening February 3–6, 2016, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, RootsTech 2016 will inspire you to discover, preserve, and share your family connections across generations—past, present, and future.

For a limited time, the full RootsTech conference pass is available at a discounted price of $149*. Regularly priced at $249, that’s a $100 savings!

A full RootsTech conference pass includes access to:

  • Over 200 RootsTech classes of all experience levels taught by industry professionals
  • The huge expo hall with hundreds of family history and technology exhibitors
  • Daily keynote sessions with inspiring and well-known speakers
  • Evening events with popular entertainers

Be inspired to discover, preserve, and share your family connections across generations at RootsTech 2016. Don’t wait. Register today to experience the ultimate family celebration.

For more information about RootsTech 2016, visit

*$149 Early Bird Registration price expires October 15, 2015.

RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is a global conference celebrating families across generations, where people of all ages are inspired to discover, preserve, and share their family stories and connections. This annual event has become the largest of its kind in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants worldwide.

February 2016 Program: Perry Abernethy: “Basic DNA and Family History” @ Emily Fowler Public Library
Feb 11 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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