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28 October 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 29 October 2017 @ 11:00 pm
Ridgewood Public Library
125 N Maple Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Sarah Kiefer
201-670-5600 x135


Saturday, 28 October, 4:30–11 pm
Ridgewood Public Library

Genealogists take over the Ridgewood Public Library (RPL) after-hours for a light supper, research, workshops, and sharing. This event is a great way to improve your skills, meet new genealogy friends, or just have a whole evening to research in the Library.

Co-sponsored by the Ridgewood Public Library and Genealogical Society of Bergen County, the 14th Annual Genealogy Lock-In offers genealogists of all levels the chance to:

  • Spend the evening researching, learning, & sharing
  • Ask the Experts your brick wall questions
  • Attend workshops such as Beginning Genealogy, Newspaper Research, Ship Manifests, and Irish Genealogy, DNA & more
  • Receive individual assistance from a genealogy expert


Registration Deadline: October 23, 2017 or until registration maximum is full. Don't delay, this event usually sells out!

Complete the registration form, enclose a $10 fee per person (make check payable to Genealogical Society of Bergen County), and mail it to:
Genealogical Society of Bergen County

P.O. Box 432
Midland Park, NJ 07432

Sign up online at (If paying by credit card, please conside making an additional $1 donation to cover credit card processing fees, thank you.)

Please arrive by 4:30pm to check-in. Light supper will be served.

Questions: Contact Ridgewood Public Library History Librarian Sarah Kiefer: 201-670-5600 ext 135 or

The Ridgewood Police Department will begin tougher enforcement of the one-hour street parking on N. Maple Avenue in front of the Library. Parking limits are in effect Monday–Saturday, 7am–9pm. Parking tickets run $30 for each hour over the one-hour allotment. If you are joining us for a meeting, please use the parking lots behind the Ridgewood Public Library, next to the sports field.