NOTE: This event will be presented virtually via Zoom! Join our Library staff and special guests on the 5th Saturday of every month, from 2-4PM for tea time and good old fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Need help finding the necessary records? Want to share a story about your family history and traditions? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!
TEA TOPICS for 2021 – Regional Research! JULY TOPIC: Researching Northern Kentucky Families – Past events for the year will be available soon via YouTube.
This month’s special guests:
Dave Schroeder: Executive Director of the Kenton County Public Library since 2007. Dave is a native of Ludlow Kentucky, and longtime library employee since 1986, most notably serving as the Kentucky History Librarian for several years. He also held the position of Archivist for Thomas More College and the Diocese of Covington from 1996 to 2000. Schroeder earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science degree in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of Life Along the Ohio : A Sesquicentennial History of Ludlow, Kentucky (Little Miami Press 2014), co-editor of Gateway City : Covington, Kentucky, 1815-2015 (Clerisy Press 2015) and co-author of Lost Northern Kentucky (History Press 2018).
Bridget Striker: Local History Coordinator at the Boone County Public Library since 2005. Bridget has filled many roles within the Boone County Library system for the past 20+ years, from reference librarian to digital archivist and genealogy collections specialist. Most recently, Bridget has worked extensively on documenting individuals who participated in the Underground Railroad with ties to Boone County.
Save the Date: Our last Tea for the year is October 30th as we cover Western Kentucky Research!
Each ZOOM Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-782-8080 or by e-mailing us at: email@example.com Once you have registered, you will be sent a Zoom meeting invitation.