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Genealogy Webinar For Beginners : Genealogy Collections in Print @ TPL


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on recurring dates listed below
60 mins

This three week series of webinars will introduce genealogists to print resources held mainly at the Toronto Reference Library.

Topics covered over the three weeks will also demonstrate how to access records of materials available using the Toronto Public Library's Online Catalogue. These sessions will make participants think like a genealogist or Librarian using relevant search terminologies to access materials available for family history researchers to consult.

Topics will include:

  • Week 1: Basic Genealogy (Books & Periodicals), TPL Online ? Local History & Genealogy Page, Vital Statistics - BMDs, Cemetery Records

  • Week 2: Census Returns , Immigration & Settlement , Newspapers

  • Week 3: Directories, Military Records , Local & Family Histories

  • Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you have a request for accommodation. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. Phone 416-393-7099 or email

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    History & Genealogy

    Upcoming Dates:

    Thu Oct 29