HPL Genealogy Club Programs
The HPL Genealogy Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7PM. We host a guest presenter one month and then we meet in the Library's Board Room the next month to share information and discoveries with each other. Our meetings are open to everyone and there are no fees.
Tuesday, May 28, 7PM Presentation: "Lorraine Gerhardt and Native American Culture."
Tuesday, June 25, 7PM Member Sharing - Board Room.
Tuesday, July 23, 7PM Presentation "Researching Your Chicago Ancestors."
Tuesday, August 27, 7PM Member Sharing - Board Room.
Tuesday, September 24, 7PM Presentation: "Diane Dassow - Document Preservation."
Tuesday, October 22, 7PM Member Sharing
Tuesday, November 26, 7PM Presentation "Mapping the Past, Navigating Your Family History with Maps" by Dr. Daniel Hubbard.
Drop-In Genealogy Assistance
The Helen Plum Library provides drop-in genealogy assistance on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A representative from the Daughters of the American Revolution will be available to help people with resources and "brick walls."
Upcoming Area Events
The Lombard Historical Society "Second Sunday Programs" are held at 2:00 pm in the Carriage House. Free for Society members, $5 for non-members. For more information: http://lombardhistory.org/events.htm
"A Day with Dick Eastman" will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the DuPage Genealogical Society. Advance online registration is required and seating is limited. For more information and to register: www.dcgs.org
The Naperville Family History Center offers free classes each month. For a list of upcoming classes, go to: https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Naperville_Illinois_Family_Histor...
The Illinois State Genealogical Society offers free webinars on the second Tuesday of each month. Advance registration is required. For more information, go to: www.ilgensoc.org
Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conference "Journey. Through. Generations." - August 21-24, 2013. Fort Wayne, Indiana. For more information: http://www.fgs.org/
The Fox Valley Genealogical Society of Naperville, IL, invites you to its 20th Annual Fall Conference, "Family Photos: Their Stories and Preservation" featuring Maureen Taylor on Saturday, September 28, 2013. For more information: www.ilfvgs.org
Helen Plum Library's Genealogy Collection includes local newspapers on microfilm, books, periodicals, passenger lists, and other directories and indexes. In addition, our Local History Collection contains items of interest to Lombard area genealogists.
- Lombard News - November 6, 1915 - July 29, 1916; August 4, 1917
- Lombard Spectator - 1927-current
- Lombard Suburban Life - May 30, 1996-August 2001
- Lombardian - 1975-current
- Chicago Genealogist
- Family Tree
- IL State Genealogical Society Qtrly
- Chicago Genealogical Society Newsletter
- IL State Genealogical Society Newsletter
- Palatines to America: IL Chapter
- DuPage County Genealogical Society Review
- Haines Criss-Cross Directory - 1983-2008
- 1928-1929 - excerpt copied from City Directories of Elmhurst, Lombard and Villa Park, Illinois, 1928-1929
- 1938 - copied from unknown source