For those genealogists and family historians among us, be sure to check out the upcoming National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, “The Building of A Nation: From Roanoke to the West.” This year, the conference will be held in Raleigh from May 13-16.

The conference is designed for genealogists of every skill level, from novice to professional. More information, including the full schedule of events and registration info, can be found at Be sure to check out some of the great FREE events, such as:

  • African American Genealogy Forum
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Society Night (local genealogical and historical societies)
  • Wednesday Evening Lecture Series

The Conference blog has a lot of excellent information about Raleigh and news about the conference. Be sure to visit the booth for the North Carolina Library Association to say hello to your librarians from the North Carolina Room!