Events, Genealogy

African American Genealogy coming up

Forsyth County Public Library has 4 upcoming programs on African American genealogy. All 4 are in-person with 2 offering virtual options as well. They are listed below. Come and learn about the unique types of records used in African American genealogy and discover research methods to help you find ancestors in this free program. Genealogy… Continue reading African American Genealogy coming up


RootsTech 2022 Registration open

Every year FamilySearch ( puts on RootsTech, a conference for genealogy enthusiasts to come, learn, and network. It is the world's largest family history conference. This year there will be 1,000s of sessions to attend, keynote speakers, an Expo Hall with companies all over the globe, lots of networking options, and more. Did I mention… Continue reading RootsTech 2022 Registration open


Native American genealogy

We are pleased to invite you to come learn about Native American genealogy with the library. Expect to learn about different Native American records, tribes local to this state, and what's available on the databases. This program will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. It will be available in-person and online over… Continue reading Native American genealogy

Genealogy Library Edition Now Available Through Dec. 31

More Ancestry at home keeps coming! The Ancestry Library Edition database will continue to be available for at home use now through December 31, 2021. You can use this database at home by going to this link and choosing the Ancestry Library Edition link under Library Resources. You will be asked to enter your library… Continue reading Library Edition Now Available Through Dec. 31


Intermediate Genealogy

You are invited to join the library's intermediate genealogy program on Tuesday, March 9 at 6 P.M. At this hour long session, we will discuss census schedules, vital records, land records, immigration records, and more. We encourage you to come with questions. This program will be virtual over Zoom. This program will be on Tuesday,… Continue reading Intermediate Genealogy