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Free Genealogy Workshop: Using Private Collections for Genealogical Research

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Using Private Collections for Genealogical Research

August 22, 2015, 10-11a.m.

Join us for a free genealogy workshop presented by the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and the State Archives of North Carolina.

Bullard Family Bible Records

Hand drawn family tree, Bullard Family Bible Records, State Archives of North Carolina.

Materials such as family papers, church and organizational records can be valuable resources when conducting genealogical research. Join us as we discuss private collections, what kinds of information you can find and the holdings of the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and State Archives of North Carolina.

Program will be held at the Archives/State Library Building
109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina.

To register or for more information please call (919)807-7450 or email slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov.

Library Closing: Memorial Day

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The Government and Heritage Library (including Genealogical Services) will be closed Saturday, May 23rd  through Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day.

We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 26th,8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

North Carolina Government and Heritage Library – Public Service Changes: Starting May 4, 2015

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North Carolina Government and Heritage Library

Public Service Changes

slnc-logo-500-wideOn Monday, May 4, 2015, the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library in the State Library of North Carolina will implement changes in its onsite public service desk location and operating hours. Staff will begin serving all library visitors – North Carolina government and history researchers and genealogical researchers – from a single public service desk located on the West Mezzanine level of the Library. Our new service hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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Preservation Week 2015: State Archives and Government and Heritage Library

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pwk_logoThe Government and Heritage Library part of the State Library of North Carolina and State Archives are celebrating the ways they help preserve information whether created physically or digitally. It’s part of National Preservation Week, April 26 – May 2, which highlights the role libraries, archives and other cultural institutions play in preserving our information. A week of activities await you.

A social media campaign, daily preservation trivia question, exhibits and other activities are available. Discover activities from the State Archives here and from the State Library here. The State Archives and State Library are located at 109 E. Jones St., where they will offer Preservation Week programs on site: (more…)

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