Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, meetings for at least the first part of 2021 will be held as webinars and will be recorded when possible. All times listed are for the Central Time Zone. In-person meetings, which are co-sponsored by St. Louis County Library, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63131, will resume at the library when deemed safe for all concerned.

Sat., 9 January
Webinar
10:00 a.m. Monthly Meeting: Ask Louie
Panel Discussion
Do you have a burning question and have not asked for help? Our panel of genealogists will field questions and try to help break down your brick wall. Somebody else probably has the same question. Please email your questions to programs@stlgs.org by the first of January. Additional questions from the audience will be addressed at the meeting.
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Weds., 20 January
Webinar
7:00 p.m. German SIG Meeting: Building a Family to Find a German Village in U.S. Records
Carol Whitton, CG
If your ancestor had no known U.S. family, what do you do? To locate more records, first find potential relatives, then consider the FAN club: Friends, Associates, and Neighbors.
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Tues., 26 January
Webinar
7:00 p.m. Irish SIG Meeting: Irish Catholic Parish Registers
Robin McDonough
Learn facts about Irish Catholic parish registers, where to find them, and how to use them for genealogical research.
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Sat., 13 February

Webinar

10:00 a.m. Monthly Meeting: Defendants and Descendants: Finding Family in Court Records
Mike Everman
Retired archivist, Mike Everman, will explain types of courts, legal actions, documents, record books, and indexes that reveal the everyday lives and relationships of our ancestors. Although examples will be from Missouri courts, the discussion will apply to any state.
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Sun., 21 February

Webinar

1:00 p.m. Jewish SIG Meeting: Jewish Genealogy Q&A
SIG Leaders
Join us from the comfort of your home with your questions about Jewish genealogy, and we will try to help you answer them. If your question is unusual, please send it ahead of time to .
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Sat., 13 March

Webinar

10:00 a.m. Monthly Meeting: Historical Context and Social History for Family Historians Ellen Mays
Discover the importance of historical context and social history for family history research. Considering various historical factors helps family historians discover new resources and develop a more complete understanding of their ancestors. See how to use both primary and secondary sources to learn about the daily lives of your ancestors.
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Wed., 17 March
Webinar
7:00 p.m. German SIG Meeting: What Day is It? Interpreting Dates When the Calendar Changes Dan Lilienkamp
Calendar changes can present challenges to our research. Understanding when and why they happened can help us better interpret our genealogical records.

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