Interested in tracing your New Jersey Family History? Not sure where to start? On Wednesday, August 5 @ 7 PM Regina Fitzpatrick, Genealogy Librarian at the New Jersey State Library, will review on Zoom genealogy basics and strategies for collecting information before visiting a repository. We will also discuss great resources to discover your ancestors at the New Jersey State Library and other repositories.
Regina Fitzpatrick is Genealogy Librarian at the NJ State Library. In addition to the Genealogy Collection, a non-circulating 18,000 plus item collection, she also oversees the Map and Atlas Collection, and the New Jersey State Library Archives collection. Prior to working at the Library, Regina worked for the New Jersey State Archives, where she became an expert on New Jersey Genealogical Collections, including Revolutionary and Civil War military collections, and helping to conduct family history research. At the State Library, Regina currently provides general Reference Services, in addition to specific Genealogy assistance, and teaches classes on conducting New Jersey Genealogy research.
Registration is required. Please register here. On the day before the program you will be sent the Zoom meeting information by email. Please note that if you are using Zoom on a tablet or smartphone you will need to download the Zoom app.
This is event is free and open to all. It is part of our Adult Summer Reading Programming - Imagine Your Story! For more information please call 732-634-4450 or visit the library's website.