Events Calendar

Stark County Library, Main – Paint Your Family Tree

Stark County Library-Main 715 Market Ave N., Canton

Learn the basics of tracing your ancestry and uncovering your family's history. Then, unleash your creativity and paint your own family tree, brining generations of your heritage to life on canvas! Genealogist Stephanie Houck will join us to give a crash course in researching familial history, followed by a painting session to create your family […]

Stark County – Beginning Genealogy

Stark Library-Lake Community Branch 565 Market Ave. SW, Uniontown, OH 44685, Uniontown, United States

Get help taking the most important step in finding your ancestors – the first! Learn how to get started searching, gathering, and organizing your family history.

Free

Stark County – Journaling My Story

Stark Library-East Canton Branch 224 N Wood St, East Canton, OH 44730, East Canton, United States

One of the best gifts we can give future generations is recording our stories. Learn how to capture your memories through journaling. We know the right kind of questions to get your started – and will help you along the way. Trust us – future great-great grandchildren will be glad you did.

Free

Stark County – Tracing Your Stark County Ancestors Using Land Records

Stark Library-DeHoff 216 Hartford Ave SE, Canton

The house or barn may no longer be there, but we can discover where your ancestors called home. The trick is learning how to use Deed/Land records and match the locations on a modern map. If you have Stark County roots, this workshop is for you!

Free

Stark County – Accessing Historical Newspapers

Stark Library-North Branch 189 25th Street NW, Canton, OH 44709, Canton, United States

Learn how to use Stark Library's databases to access historical newspapers to enhance family history or research projects.

Free

Stark County – Author Event: Meet Janis Robinson Daly

Stark County Library-Main 715 Market Ave N., Canton

Meet Janis Robinson Daly, author of The Unlocked Path. An Examination and Celebration of Family History. How the secrets of our past can surprise, delight, educate and inspire the writing of a novel.

Free

Stark County – Beginning Scrapbooking Workshop

Stark Library-DeHoff 216 Hartford Ave SE, Canton

Get your family photos and souvenirs out of boxes and into a creative display you can enjoy. Bring 3 or 4 items relating to a single subject (birthdays, pets, vacation, grandchildren, etc.) and a pair of scissors.

Free

Stark County – How to Plan the Best Family Reunion

Stark Library-North Branch 189 25th Street NW, Canton, OH 44709, Canton, United States

So, you want to gather relatives from far and wide in one spot with enough activities, food, and places to stay to make everyone happy – at a time that works for everyone? Avoid the headaches by learning how to organize your next family reunion and have fun with it at the same time!

Free

Stark County – Beginning Genealogy

Stark Library-East Canton Branch 224 N Wood St, East Canton, OH 44730, East Canton, United States

Get help taking the most important step in finding your ancestors – your first! Learn how to get started searching, gathering, and organizing your family history.

Free

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Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Contests
OGN Contest 1 July – 30 September
OGSQ Contest 1 September – 31 December
OGS is sponsoring its genealogical writing contest to reward amateur and professional genealogical authorship and to help fill the pages of its renowned journals with articles.
Prizes range from $25 – $100. Full Writing Contest Details

PLEASE NOTE: All Lineage Society applications are due Nov 30!