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10 September 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ridgewood Public Library
125 N Maple Ave
NJ 07450
Sarah Kiefer
201-670-5600 x135

19th Annual RPL–GSBC Genealogy Lock-In
Ridgewood Public Library, 125 N Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Saturday, 10 September 2022

5:00 pm–10:00 pm; Please arrive by 4:30pm to check-in—doors lock at 5pm!

A light supper will be served
Registration required, begins 25 July (GSBC Members) and 1 August (General Public)

Co-sponsored by the Ridgewood Public Library and the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, the 19th Annual Genealogy Lock-in offers genealogists of all levels the chance to:

  • Spend the evening researching, learning, and sharing—after the doors are closed to the general public!
  • Ask the Experts your brick wall questions
  • Attend workshops such as Irish Genealogy, DNA Roundtable, 1950 Census, and more
  • Receive individual assistance from a GSBC Genealogy Consultant

The Lock-In will kick-off with an Ask the Experts panel of GSBC genealogists who will be waiting to take your questions and brick-wall problems. The moderator for this session requests you to submit your questions ahead of time to When submitting your question, make sure to identify:

  • What sources you have already searched
  • What you have already found

Lock-In Registration

There is a $10 fee per person (includes light supper).

1) Register online and then 2) mail your check, payable to the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, to:

Genealogical Society of Bergen County
P.O. Box 432
Midland Park, NJ 07432

Registration deadline: 2 September 2022


Contact Local History Librarian Sarah Kiefer at 201-670-5600 x135 or