Events Calendar

September 2022

7 Sep
Drop-in Genealogy Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online. 

15 Sep
Genealogy with Ontario Ancestors Registration Required

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

We're partnering with family history research experts, the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors, to bring you monthly presentations. This Fall we’ll be exploring genealogy resources available through local museums and archives. We'll explore physical and digital resources available from each organization, including time for questions and answers at each meeting. You'll also learn about Ontario Ancestors and the benefits of joining your local Kawartha Branch.  

Sept. 15: Historical Collections at the Warkworth Public Library

Patrick Muldoon is the Branch Supervisor of the Warkworth Public Library, a part of the Trent Hills Public Library System in Northumberland County. Patrick will be giving a brief tour of the Historical Collections Vault at the library. The Warkworth Library is located in the Historic Town Hall (1884) on Main Street in Warkworth and the materials are housed in an actual bank vault once used by Percy Township to house tax records and cash. Highlights of the tour will include a look at the complete collection of Warkworth Journal Newspapers (dating back to 1892), the E.J. Honey Farm Diaries (1877-1895), the registry of Historical Homes of the area. Tweedsmuir Histories from Local Women’s Institutes as well as the historical records of Percy Township including tax rolls, municipal minutes and more. The collection in the vault is open for public use in the library and can be accessed during the Library business hours.

Oct. 13: TBA

Nov. 10: Genealogical Resources at Trent University Archives. Speaker: Karen Suurtamm, University Archivist and Head, Special Collections, Trent University

Karen will provide an overview of the genealogical resources available at the Trent University Archives, including newspapers, assessment rolls, county records, fire insurance plans, maps, pamphlets, books, and private papers of individuals, families, and organizations in the region. She will also provide a quick tour of the archives and explain how the public can search, browse, and access their holdings.

 

 

21 Sep
Drop-in Genealogy Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online. 

5 Oct
Drop-in Genealogy Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online. 

13 Oct
Genealogy with Ontario Ancestors Registration Required

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

We're partnering with family history research experts, the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors, to bring you monthly presentations. This Fall we’ll be exploring genealogy resources available through local museums and archives. We'll explore physical and digital resources available from each organization, including time for questions and answers at each meeting.  

You'll also learn about Ontario Ancestors and the benefits of joining your local Kawartha Branch.  

October 13: Research Gems at the Peterborough Museum & Archives (Jon Oldham, Archivist)

Jon Oldham is a long-time employee of the Peterborough Museum & Archives and former instructor in Fleming College’s Museum Management and Curatorship program, Jon now combines his professional passion for history and his personal passion for genealogy as Archivist.

19 Oct
Drop-in Genealogy Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online. 

2 Nov
Drop-in Genealogy Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online. 

10 Nov
Genealogy with Ontario Ancestors Registration Required

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

We're partnering with family history research experts, the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors, to bring you monthly presentations. This Fall we’ll be exploring genealogy resources available through local museums and archives. We'll explore physical and digital resources available from each organization, including time for questions and answers at each meeting.  

You'll also learn about Ontario Ancestors and the benefits of joining your local Kawartha Branch.  

Nov. 10: Genealogical Resources at the Trent University Archives (Karen Suurtamm, University Archivist and Head, Special Collections)

Karen will provide an overview of the genealogical resources available at the Trent University Archives, including newspapers, assessment rolls, county records, fire insurance plans, maps, pamphlets, books, and private papers of individuals, families, and organizations in the region. She will also provide a quick tour of the archives and explain how the public can search, browse, and access their holdings.

16 Nov
Drop-in Genealogy Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online.