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Geneology & Computers

Norwalk Community College

8 Week Class – Meets Wednesdays
September 16 – November 11, 2015 (no class September 23rd)
3:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Ave
Norwalk, Connecticut 06854


Climbing Your Family Tree

Greenwich Town Hall

2×2 Course
Part One – September 24 and October 1, 2015
Part Two – October 22nd October 29th, 2015

The Genealogy Event 2015

Newspapers and Genealogy –  at the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, located at One Bowling Green, in lower Manhattan, New York.

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Historical Newspapers

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 2:00 pm.

Best practices for conducting family research through online newspapers. Comparisons of the major subscription and free newspaper sites.

The Middlesex Genealogical Society meets at the Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, CT.


janeen bjork greenwich senior center lecture

Greenwich Seniors, Come Take a Class!

Genealogy 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Search 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015
PowerPoint 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Genealogy 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Search 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Genealogy 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Search 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Genealogy 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2015
PowerPoint 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Greenwich Senior Center TechLounge (1st Floor)
GSC members $5, others $10

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Janeen Bjiork at the Greenwich Library

Further Adventures in Family Research

Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 2pm – 3:30pm SOLD OUT

ENCORE WORKSHOP: Saturday, May 2nd, 2pm – 3:30pm

Greenwich Library Technology Training Center

Janeen Bjork taught hands-on classes with strategies and tips for using free newspaper site for family research.

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Ten lessons my great-great grandfather taught me

Monday, June 22, 2015, 6:00 – 7:55 pm

Janeen shared the lessons she learned researching her first ancestor who was famous for more than 15 minutes. CNYGS’ Genealogy Technology Interest Group meets at the Salina Library, 100 Belmont Street, Mattydale (Syracuse), NY, less than four miles from where her ancestor was murdered.

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Online Newspaper Resources for Italian Americans

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m

Television researcher (and Swedish meatball), Janeen Bjork, shared tips and strategies at the Bethpage Library, Long Island.


Newspapers as a Family Search Tool

Saturday February 14, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Enhanced encore of her September 27th, 2014 Cos Cob Library presentation.


The Genealogy Event 2014

Newspapers and Genealogy. Saturday, October 18, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., at the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, located at One Bowling Green, in lower Manhattan, New York.


Friends of the Cos Cob Library Genealogy Series 2015 - 2016

“Part Two” of her September 27th, 2014 “Newspaper Research Resources: Over a Century of Unearthed Family Histories Online and Mostly… for Free.