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  • In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day the library will be closed on Monday, January 20th.
  • February Genealogical Programs
    Building Your Family Tree
    A Special Two Part Series on Genealogical Research

    Thursday - February 13th - 2:30 p.m. - General Introduction to Genealogical Methods - Vital records, church records, the Census, overview of immigration, on-line research techniques, developing a record keeping system, and more. Register here.

    Thursday - February 27th, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. - DNA And Genealogy - Defining DNA, uses for different types of DNA, connecting family members through DNA analysis, how to interpret DNA results, and more. Register here.

    Join educators from the Cape Cod Genealogical Society as they lead us in how to find your family history.  Workshops designed not only for beginner researchers but also for those more experienced who are looking for a more systematic approach.  Program is free but registration is required.  You do not have to attend both programs.

    Join us for a few friendly matches
    beginning in the new year.
    All skill levels and ages welcome.

  • Join Massachusetts author, Diane Stelfox Cook, as she reads an excerpt and discusses her book
    "So Many Angels : A Family Crisis and the Community That Got Us Through It:"

    Free and open to all.