***EFFECTIVE MARCH 2021, OUR MEETINGS WILL START AT 5:30 PM IN THE USUAL LOCATION AS DETAILED BELOW. WE PLAN TO RETURN TO OUR REGULAR MEETING TIME WHEN THE LIBRARY RESUMES THEIR NORMAL OPERATING SCHEDULE.***
The society holds meetings on the third Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8:00 p.m., in the McLane Room (third floor) at Temple Public Library, 100 West Adams Avenue, in Temple. Every month (except December, when we hold our annual Christmas party), a program follows the business portion of the meeting.
2021 Meeting Programs
January and February - no meetings held
March 16, 2021 - "Secrets of The Past"
Presented by Gloria Harris.
April 20, 2021 - "Creatively Sharing Your Genealogy Finds"
Presented by Linda Judd.
May 18, 2021 - "Deciphering Hard-To-Read Headstones"
Presented by Judy Tyler and Gloria Harris.
June 15, 2021 - "Finding Your Revolutionary War Patriots"
Presented by Eileen Walcik, Regent of the Ensign Thomas Huling Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
July 20, 2021 - business meeting only - no program/presentation
We will discuss options for the society's use of office space at the library.
August 17, 2021 - "What's New at Ancestry: June 2021"
Video presentation (30 minutes) featuring presenter Christa Cowan aka “The Barefoot Genealogist." Topics covered: 1) upcoming conferences and events; 2) recent website changes; and 3) the sixteen million new and updated genealogical records added during May 2021.
September 21, 2021 - "Researching Hispanic Ancestry"
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Amy Gibson and Gloria Harris will speak on the topic.
October 19, 2021 - "Temple Schools, 1881-1901"
Presented by BCGS member David Yielding, who has been done a great deal of research on this topic.
**NOTE: This meeting will start at 5:30 p.m.**
Please wear a face mask when entering the library and as you make your way to the McLane Room. We will practice social distancing during the meeting.
We will provide information about future meetings as it is available.