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Tracing Your Jewish Roots

2019-05-09 19:00:00 2019-05-09 20:30:00 America/New_York Tracing Your Jewish Roots Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

Thursday, May 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-05-09 19:00:00 2019-05-09 20:30:00 America/New_York Tracing Your Jewish Roots Members of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington will use slides and personal stories to describe what is unique about doing research on Jewish families. Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

Members of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington will use slides and personal stories to describe what is unique about doing research on Jewish families.

Learn how to get started in building a family tree, and beginning research techniques, both online and in person. There will also be time for Q&A. JGSGW, with 320 members, is one of the largest organizations in the U.S. with a focus on educating and enabling individuals to research their Jewish roots.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | All Alexandria Reads |

TAGS: | Jewish heritage | How-To | Genealogy | family tree |

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

kmaier@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1704
Fax: 703.746.1775

Hours
Mon, Apr 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: The library has a parking lot.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue 3.3 miles)
  • Metrobus: 8W, 25B, 28A
  • DASH Bus: AT2, AT5

Upcoming events

Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us to learn the basics of using a computer with an overview of Windows and Microsoft Office 2010 applications. Also find out the best strategies for locating information on the Internet.

Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English Classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English.

Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ever wonder about your long ago family? Come learn the basics of genealogy from Chuck Mason, noted Fairfax Genealogy Society member.

Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come hear these women tell their stories of human culture, building bridges, and leading children.

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Hatfields and McCoys have been called the most famous families in American History.

Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by joining us for a discussion of Vaseem Khan's mystery novel, the first in the Baby Ganesh mystery series.

Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Members of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington will use slides and personal stories to describe what is unique about doing research on Jewish families.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Meeting Room
Mon, May 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Meeting Room
Tue, May 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by joining us for a discussion of Amy Tan's classic novel.

Meeting Room
Tue, May 14, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by joining us for a film screening of Amy Tan's classic novel.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to learn the basics of using a computer with an overview of Windows and Microsoft Office 2010 applications. Also find out the best strategies for locating information on the Internet.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 17, 3:15pm - 6:00pm
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In, the first known sit-in of the civil rights era, the library will screen films that celebrate black history and civil rights.

Meeting Room
Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Meeting Room
Tue, May 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by joining us for a screening of this 2017 film.

Meeting Room
Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come practice your English language skills with others in friendly conversations. Free and open to the public. No registration is required; drop-in when you can.

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Alexandria Library's Local History/Special Collections Branch has a wide range of resources to help you investigate the history of your home.

Meeting Room
Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.