NGS 2020 Librarian’s Day

January 30th, 2020 by Valerie Elkins

Calling All Librarians!

If you think like a librarian, are a librarian or want to learn of some great library resources, be sure to attend Librarians’ Day.

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference starts off with a bang in Salt Lake City, Utah, this May. ProQuest invites all librarians who work with family history patrons to a special pre-conference program. The program, Echoes of Ancestors – Who Went West, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on 19 May, 2020 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. ProQuest sponsors the program and the lunch for Librarians’ Day. Space is limited, so registering early is recommended. Instruction, syllabus, and lunch is included in the fee of $20.

Lectures and Speakers:

Researching the West: Denver Public Library, by Patricia Jordan Roberts, a genealogical researcher, teacher, lecturer, and writer

Calamity Janes, Cowboys, and Catalog Women: Researching Frontier Men and Women in Newspapers by Allison DePrey Singleton, MA, MLS, a librarian at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in FortWayne, Indiana

Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines: Guarding and Patrolling Our Western Frontier by Michael L. Strauss, AG, an Accredited Genealogist and a nationally recognized genealogical lecturer on military research

Serving Genealogical Researchers at Public Libraries by Ari Wilkins a genealogist and library associate at Dallas Public Library

Don’t Argue! Just come and join NGS for Librarians’ Day!