Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens.
Author of the Donbridge Series and special guest speaker RD Vincent talks about his family’s 300-year history of American storytelling and his ongoing journey to preserve his family heritage.
Can’t make it to our monthly Saturday orientations? Then come to our Thursday evening orientation, now offered quarterly, to hear about Clayton Library resources and learn how to get started in your family history research.
In Clayton Library’s monthly orientation we cover the process of research and discovery in the beginning steps of a family history project. Following this brief introduction, we examine the resources available at the Clayton Library and their organization, as well as how to plan an effective visit to the Library.
In celebration of Preservation Week, we will offer a hands-on workshop on how to preserve your family history collections. Join the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and Clayton Library for a workshop on basic cleaning and mending techniques of family documents. Additionally, learn about basic photo preservation and a scanner where you can save all those photos digitally for FREE. Materials will be provided.
Join Clayton Library staff member Franklin Smith for quarterly discussion sessions on autosomal DNA research. Previous sessions covered the basics of DNA testing, now get ready for 3rd party DNA tools. In this session learn to use these tools to determine how matches connect to you and each other through organizing, clustering, and networking your matches. While open to all experience levels, this discussion group is best for beginners who have completed a DNA test and are unsure what to do with their test results.
Ever wonder how to join the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)? Representatives from local DAR chapters will be at Clayton Library for consultation and research help in preparing lineage papers for submission to the DAR.
No reservations required. Adults/Teens.
The International German Genealogical Partnership (IGGP) Conference will be held June 15-17th, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento, CA.
Please see IGGP website: https://iggpartner.org/ for 2019 Conference information.
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