Shaking the Family Tree
Trace your roots without getting tangled up in the process. Join us for a genealogy-packed lunch and learn series that will help you begin your ancestry search as well as examine lesser-known tales of Dubuque’s past.
October 26, November 2, and November 9 from 12:15–1 PM.
Free for members
Museum admission price for non-members
October 26 led by Mike May, adult services librarian at Carnegie-Stout Public Library.
Are you interested in exploring your family tree, but are not sure where to begin? In this introduction to genealogy, learn how to get started with the free tools offered at Dubuque’s Carnegie-Stout Public Library. This selection of resources includes genealogy “how-to” books, databases like Ancestry Library Edition and the Telegraph Herald Digital Archive, and equipment you can use to digitize family letters and photos.