Saturday, October 3rd
Featuring Lisa Louise Cooke
International Genealogist & Speaker
of Genealogy Gems Podcast fame
UNL East campus.
A collaborative project of LLCGS and OLLI. 
Come Join the Fun!!
Online registration through Paypal here
Paper registration form here  
Plan to visit our vendors and exhibits to buy genealogically related gently used books, new archival items to preserve your special memories and to learn about resources to help you preserve your family stories and restore your precious photos.   Items from a wide spectrum of ethnic heriitage to celebrate interest in your ancestry will also be available for sale.
We'll also sell tickets for drawings for genealogically related items including a free OLLI class, family tree items and an DNA kit ready for you to use.
If you'd like to see a schedule including topics Lisa will be presenting, please send an email to


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Upcoming Events
Sunday, Oct. 4th
Sunday Afternoon with Genealogists
Bring your questions, no matter how simple or complex along with the information you have already found.  We'll review what you've done and suggest other possible options to help you keep on finding ancestral information.   You're also invited to bring your latest discoveries, describe how you found your answers, and ...
Friday, Oct. 9th
"Time Travelers"
This  group provides an encouraging and supportive atmosphere to practice, develop, and share writing skills. Facilitated by Ruth Briney.  Contact Ruth at for additional information.  Group meets twice monthly.  
Sunday, Oct. 11th
Americanah - Tracking the Generations
This "hands-on" workshop will explore how to use family information and documents to create a family tree. It will explore: Community connections and relationships, Next steps for locating living relatives. Using Freedman's Bank Records to track a southern family. Creating the family's pedigree chart.  Bring your laptop to do your own on-line searches ...
Wednesday, Oct. 14th
Using Family Tree Maker Software
Bring your portable devices with Family Tree Maker software or come with your questions related to using FTM and we'll provide group support in a "hands on" setting. Bob McQuistan will lead this session and the following ones scheduled at Scooters on Wednesdays. If you would like assistance with a ...
Saturday, Oct. 17th
Honoring Your Ancestors: Coffee & Confersation
Bring your laptop and family photos and documents to learn all the basics about starting your genealogy research with professional genealogist, Phyllis Ericson.  Coffee and bagels will be provided. (National Family History Month) Register for the event at
Sunday, Oct. 18th
British Interest Group: Medieval Genealogy
Do you have British, Scottish, Irish, or Welsh ancestry?  Then this group is for you. We will discuss "Medieval Genealogy".  Just because the vital records only go back to 1837 doesn't mean your genealogy needs to stop there.  Searching through Medieval genealogy records can take your genealogy back to 1066.  Have you ...