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Group Meetings


Meetings are held at the St. Louis County Headquarters Library Auditorium located at 1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri unless stated otherwise.




Thursday, March 14 -     6:30 – 8:30 pm - Authenticating Your Family Stories: How Newspapers Give your Family Story a Second Life Speaker: Greg Hilton.  Daniel Boone Library Room 3

Thursday, April 11 -      6:30 – 8:30 pm - Records, Customs, and Superstitions surrounding Death and Burial in Germany 1700–1900 Speaker: Kathy Wurth.   HQ@ East Room

Monday.May 13 -          6:30 – 9:00 pm Skills Building For those of you wanting to get into more hands-on experience with German research. We will build our German resource library step by step with forms and websites for help researching our ancestors. Bring your laptop if you would like to work along with us as we show you how to use research websites. Daniel Boone Library


Monday, June 24 -        6:30 – 9:30 Topic to be Announced Place: Daniel Boone Library, Meeting Room 2.



Other Events


None Currently Scheduled


Other Notes


St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department has tours of their department and all the books, films and everything they have. Tours are the first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month at 10:30 am Just show up and GOOOO!!!!!! 314-994-3300 extension 2070. Tier 4 open to the public every third Saturday at 10:30 am. There are 13,000 + family histories, school yearbooks, and materials for states west of the Mississippi and more.

To receive Missouri History NewseNewsletter from the Missouri History Museum Library send an email to  write the word “subscribe” in the subject line, give name and e-mail.

Dates for the St. Louis County Library Programs are in the "PastPorts" publication put out by the Genealogical and Historical Department , subscribe to it and you will have great information and the dates of programs.  All the past editions are there from Nov 2008 to present month. The March 2015 issue has a great article on STL German churches.





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