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Beginning Steps to Finding Your Chinese Ancestors (Virtual)

One Book, Everyone Reads 2021

2021-03-13 13:00:00 2021-03-13 15:00:00 America/Chicago Beginning Steps to Finding Your Chinese Ancestors (Virtual) An introduction to Chinese-American genealogy. Virtual Program

Saturday, March 13
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-13 13:00:00 2021-03-13 15:00:00 America/Chicago Beginning Steps to Finding Your Chinese Ancestors (Virtual) An introduction to Chinese-American genealogy. Virtual Program

An introduction to Chinese-American genealogy.

Learn the first steps in collecting and gathering family data and searching U.S. genealogical records for Chinese family information. We will discuss the importance of identifying the Chinese surname character and the ancestral village in China. We will share resources that will help you on your journey to find your Chinese ancestors. Presented by Kelly Summers, an Accredited Genealogist. 

This is a joint program with the North Suburban Genealogical Society. Please join the NSGS for a short meeting prior to the presentation. All are welcome.

Registration will close two hours before the program begins and registrants will receive a link to join shortly thereafter.

Learn more about Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu, and the full programming schedule for One Book, Everyone Reads here. One Book, Everyone Reads is funded by Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.

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Wilmette Public Library

Phone: 847-256-5025

Hours
Mon, Feb 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Feb 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Feb 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Feb 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Feb 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 28 Closed

About the branch

From the south: Go north on Green Bay Road. Turn left on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building. 

From the north: Go south on Green Bay Road. Turn right on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building.

From I-94 (Edens Expressway):from the South - exit at Lake Ave. East. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. • from the North - exit at Rt. 41/Skokie Blvd. Turn left (east) on Lake Ave. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. 


Mass transit options include CTA, Metra, and Pace.

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am

Tue, Mar 02, 9:30am - 10:00am

Tue, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Tue, Mar 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual event

Wed, Mar 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:00am

Tue, Mar 09, 9:30am - 10:00am

Tue, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:30am

Tue, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Tue, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Mar 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Thu, Mar 11, 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Mon, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:00am

Tue, Mar 16, 9:30am - 10:00am

Tue, Mar 16, 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Mon, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Monday, March 8 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Mar 24, 11:00am - 11:00pm

Thu, Mar 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Mon, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm