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Plainfield Public Library Genealogy Club

Are you interested in discovering your family history?
Do you need help using genealogical resources?
Would you like to meet other family historians? 
Join the Library's genealogy club!

Past program topics:

  • State resources
  • County resources
  • DNA and genetic genealogy
  • Family Tree Software
  • Organizing research
  • Using court records
  • Research practices
Upcoming Programs

Genealogy Resources at the Jersey City Public Library
Saturday, May 1, 2021
10:30 am via Zoom

Recording Available Soon

All programs are held via Zoom, and are FREE and Open to all. Registration is required.
If you would like to request a program topic, please contact us (see below).

Recorded Programs

January 28 First Steps in Family History (Handouts) with Jane Thoner (PPL)
February 4 The Library of Congress: Pursuing Your Family History in the National Library
with Ahmed Johnson (LOC)
March 6 NJ Genealogy Resources at Newark Public Library with Tom Ankner (NPL)
March 31 Success Searching Plainfield's Historical Newspapers with Jane Thoner (PPL)

April 8
recording coming soon

Exploring Your Roots: African American Genealogy at the Library of Congress with Ahmed Johnson (LOC)


For more information, please contact the Local History, Genealogy & Special Collections Department by email or call 908-757-1111, Ext. 136.


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