Workshops & Events

Upcoming Events

October 3, 2017   7 PM

First Tuesday Learning Seminar

Polish Genealogy and Finding your Town of Origin presented by Justyna Cwynar


The workshops listed below are open to the public free of charge. Registration isn’t required but we’d appreciate a quick phone call or email if you’re planning to attend. You can reach us at 847-251-9818 or

Please check back. We’ll be adding new workshops soon.

Did you miss the “Introduction to DNA and Genetic Genealogy?”  There was a hand out. Stop by and pick one up

Recent Workshops and Downloadable Materials

A special thanks to Thomas MacEntee for sharing his presentation: “They’re Alive! Searching for the Living”

Link to Mr. MacEntee’s handout: SYLLABUS They’re Alive (1)

Many thanks to Justyna Cwynar for presenting her well-attended Finding Your Ancestors in Poland Using Online Resources workshop. You can access her presentation and handouts from these links:

Finding Your Ancestors in Poland Using Online Resources

Cyrillic Script

Workshop Links

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