2021 Calendar of Events

If you would like to be considered as a speaker to give a genealogy or history oriented presentation at o ne of our monthly events, please contact Jim Johnson at jjohnson747@suddenlink.net

Date Speaker Program

We strive to offer educational programs that are genealogical or historically oriented. Frequently, in addition to our monthly featured program, we provide a short (usually 15-20 minutes) 'hornbook' session by an Education Committee member that focuses on a genealogy research topic, plus a 'Bits and Pieces' segment that details interesting genealogy news, tips, and research sources.
January 9 Melissa Nesbitt, Archivist at Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives (SARA) “Guide to Research at SARA”

Meeting will be via Zoom
February 13 Chandra Lester, Family Historian Program: Keeping Our Village Alive Across the Ocean

Hornbook session presented by Margrett Ford.

Meeting will be via Zoom
March 13 Nolan Eller, Archivist at Louisiana Tech “Resources at Louisiana Tech’s Prescott Memorial Library”

Hornbook presentation presented by Phil Adderley

Meeting will be via Zoom
April 10 Pamela Carlisle, Asst. Mgr. Bossier History Center "Sacred to the Memory: Bossier Parish Headstones — Photos and Symbols"

Hornbook session presented by Thad Pardue.

Meeting will be via Zoom
May 8 Phil Adderley, Genealogist and Lecturer “Finding Jim’s Mary, a World War II Sweetheart”

Hornbook session presented by Paula Roper: "Lineage Societies"

Meeting will be via Zoom
June 12 Marty Young, Director LSUS Pioneer Heritage Center “Highlighting the LSUS Pioneer Heritage Center”

Hornbook session presented by the Education Committee: "Open Discussion/Q & A"

Meeting will be via Zoom
July 10 Hornbook session presented by Glenn Moore: "DNA Basics"

Meeting will be via Zoom
August 14 Phil Adderley, Genealogist and Lecturer TBA

Hornbook session presented by Education Committee: "Brick wall Solutions"

Meeting will be via Zoom
September 11
October 9
November 13
December 11
Note: Monthly meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive. Shreveport, Louisiana. (One block east of East Kings Hwy/Reily Ln)

Other events are located as noted.