Online and FREE—join us from wherever you are!
All are welcome to join us on Saturday, October 24, from 1–5pm at the 17th Annual RPL–GSBC Virtual Lock-In, co-sponsored by the Ridgewood Public Library and the Genealogical Society of Bergen County. Registration is limited, so register early to reserve a space!
What is the “Lock-In”? It's an event (this year, virtually) where all levels of researchers are welcome to:
- Spend a few hours learning and sharing
- Attend our opening panel and have the chance to ask our experts about DNA
- Sit in on our sessions (see schedule)
- Ask your brick wall questions during each session’s Q&A time
- Win one of five raffle prizes: DNA Testing Kit; Access to Legacy Family Tree Software; One Year Membership to Family Tree Webinars; German Genealogy Research Book; and One Year GSBC Membership
(Times and titles subject to change; registrants will be notified of any changes once they have registered for the event and the session.)
|Time||Event||Choice of Presentation|
|1:00–1:15 pm||Introduction and Raffle Prize Winners|
|1:15–2:15 pm||DNA Discussion with the Experts|
|2:30–3:30 pm||Sessions||City Directories [2:30 pm]|
|Newspaper Research [2:30 pm]|
|3:45–4:45 pm||Sessions||Beyond the Basics [3:45 pm]|
|Bergen County Research [3:45 pm]|
|4:50–5:00 pm||Closing Remarks|
Please register by Friday, October 9, 2020. Zoom login details will be sent closer to the date. Registration is limited, so register early to reserve a space!
Once you have completed the above registration, we will send sign-up details for individual sessions (see schedule above).
If you have any questions about the event, the sessions, or need assistance with using Zoom, please contact Sarah Kiefer at 201-670-5600 x135 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Zoom Help Center (https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/201146643-Meetings-Webinars). You can also view this Zoom tutorial on joining a meeting prior to the event (https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-meeting).
We look forward to “seeing” you all soon!