Angeles Public Library (LAPL), Central Library,
630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
History & Genealogy Dept., Lower Level 4
Jan 21: Discovering What's
Online at the LAPL
Feb. 18: Tune-up For a Road Trip
Join us at the Los Angeles Public Library, on the third Saturday of each
month (except December), from 11 am-1 pm.
Genealogy Garage workshops for family researchers at all levels of expertise
will be held at the Central Library of the LAPL. Whether you are a beginner
or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to "tune-up"
your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
RSVP: CALL Central Library Info: 213-228-7000, then ask for the History
and Genealogy Dept. Tell them you are making a reservation for the Genealogy
Garage workshop on [give the specific date]. Give them your name and an e-mail
address or phone number so you can be notified in case the workshop is cancelled.
here for directions to Central Library and parking info Park UNDER the library,
enter at 524 Flower St. just off 5th Street. You need a LAPL card to receive
the $1.00 Saturday parking rate. Apply for the card at your local LAPL or at
the Circulation Desk when you arrive. Just bring identification. Show your library
card to get your parking ticket validated at the Information Desk before returning
to your car. Take the escalator or elevator down to Lower Level 4. We will be
near the main reference desk; just ask the library personnel for our location.
Please travel light. This is a public building-it is NOT recommended
that you leave computers, purses or other personal items unattended while researching.
Workshop leader Charlotte Bocage is the
Education Chair for the Southern California Genealogical Society and is a veteran
researcher in archives and libraries across the country. Genealogy Garage is
designed to be interactive, so bring your questions! Please RSVP as noted. At
the end of each workshop there will be a tour of the Genealogy dept. conducted
by Charlotte Bocage. Stay and we will help you research afterward.
Workshops are sponsored by the Southern California Genealogical
Society (SCGS), the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America-Southern California
(GSHA-SC), and the Los Angeles Public Library, Genealogy & History Department.
SCGS Education Chair: 323-669-1982
GSHA-SC Outreach Chair: 310-204-6808