Monday, April 22, 2019

Glenview History Center May Luncheon

The Glenview History Center is hosting its annual spring luncheon on Saturday, May 11 at the Chateau Ritz.

Enjoy a 1950s fashion show and enter the raffle to win prizes donated by local businesses.

All proceeds go to support the Glenview History Center and to help keep local history thriving in Glenview!

RSVP by May 1. Contact the History Center with any questions.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Getting Started with

Need help navigating Then join us this Thursday at 2 PM as we learn the basics of the most popular genealogy database in the world.

Register online or call the Reference Desk at 847-729-7500.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Finding the Answers: World War II Online

Most people begin research for their World War II service member online. While most of the records you need to reconstruct service history are not available online, you can still find clues and contextual information to add to your soldier’s story.

Join us Saturday, April 13 at 1 PM when Jennifer Holik will answer some common questions about WWII online research. Come learn how to:

  • Research and Fold3
  • Use online information to fine offline resources
  • Connect with other researchers or European grave adopters 
  • Locate information using social media

Register online or call the Reference Desk at 847-729-7500.

Presented in partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

AncestryDNA ThruLines

In late February, announced new features: MyTreeTags, improved DNA Matches and ThruLines.

ThruLines is the most exciting addition to AncestryDNA results. ThruLines makes it easier to discover how you're connected to your DNA matches by finding shared ancestors in your family trees.

The following video from Ancestry demonstrates how this works.

Also note that ThruLines is currently available to DNA testers without an Ancestry subscription for a limited time!