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  • ‘How To Make A Family Legacy DVD,’ June 11 At Genealogy Club Meeting

    The final meeting of the season for Genealogy Club of Newtown will be Wednesday, June 11, at 7 pm. The meeting and program will be in the meeting room of C.H. Booth  Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown.

    For those needing assistance with a genealogy problem, the Help Desk will be open at 6:45.

    This month’s speaker will be Audrey DeBlasio, treasurer of the club. Her topic will be “How to Make a Family Legacy DVD.”

  • Genealogy Club Meeting: ‘Finding Your Family In Graveyards’

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown will hold its May meeting at C.H. Booth Library on Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 7 pm.

    This month’s speaker will be Priscilla Wismar, a former longtime Newtown resident now living in Southbury. Mrs Wismar is very active in the Southbury genealogy club. Her subject will be “Finding Your Family In Graveyards.”

  • ‘Genealogy In France & The Province Of Quebec’

    The April meeting of the Genealogy Club of Newtown will be held at the C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, on Wednesday, April 9.

    The meeting will start at 7 pm but for those who need help with a genealogical problem, the Help Desk will be open at 6:30.

    All are welcome to attend, for non-members a small donation is requested to defray expenses for the meeting.

    Guest speaker will be Francoise Lampe, who will present on “French Genealogy in France and in the French Province of Quebec.”

  • Newtown Genealogy Club Going On The Road This Month

    RIDGEFIELD — The Genealogy Club of Newtown invites anyone interested in genealogy to join its members for a short road trip this month.

    Due to the temporary closing of Newtown’s town library, the club has been invited by Ridgefield Recreation Center to hold their meeting at that location instead. Newtown Genealogy Club will meet on Sunday, February 16, at 1:30 pm.

    The recreation center is at 195 Danbury Road.

  • Genealogy Club Meeting & Program Cancelled

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown’s meeting and program scheduled for tonight at C.H. Booth Library has been cancelled. The cancellation is a result of water pipes that burst and damaged many areas of the 25 Main Street location last Saturday afternoon. All programs hosted by the library have been cancelled.

  • Regional Genealogy Libraries, Program At Booth Library

    UPDATE (January 8, 2014): Due to the sprinkler pipe breakage and related damage and remediation at the library this week, this program has been cancelled.

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    The next meeting of The Genealogy Club of Newtown will take place on Wednesday, January 8, at C.H. Booth Library. The meeting will start at 7 pm but a help desk will be available one half hour before the meeting for those in need of extra help with a research problem.

  • Mixed Program For Next Genealogy Club Meeting

    The Genealogy Club of Newtown is planning a special three-part program for its meeting on Wednesday, December 11. Topics will cover free informative webinars, multiple resources at C.H. Booth library, and helpful suggestions for organizing records.

    The meeting will be held at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown. It will begin at 7 pm, and all are invited to attend.

  • Next Program For Genealogy Club: Changes To Genealogy Websites; Help Desk To Open Early

    This month’s meeting of the Genealogy Club of Newtown will be Wednesday, October 9, at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.

    The guest speaker will be Penny Hartzell. Ms Hartzell, of Woodbury, is a member of the club who has spoken previously on several subjects. Her topic this month will be the latest changes to genealogy websites Ancestry and Family Search, and other sites that aid in research.

    Attendees will learn how to work within the new changes, and how they will benefit research into past history.