GSBC Meetings + Presentations
GSBC Meetings are held every 4th Monday of the month (except holidays and December). General Meetings include a brief business meeting. Meetings start promptly at 7pm in the Ridgewood Public Library Auditorium, 125 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ. Phone (201) 670-5600 (see map, above), unless otherwise noted. Your membership dues directly supports this programming and allows us to host speakers on a wide variety of topics — thank you!
GSBC Seminar + Special Event
The GSBC holds several special events, including our day-long Seminar and late-night GSBC-Ridgewood Public Library Lock-In—where genealogists can attend talks on a variety of subjects, collaborate on problems, socialize over a light supper, and receive one-on-one research assistance. Additional event fee may apply. Discount for GSBC members.
GSBC Classes + Genealogy Courses at Bergen Community College
The Bolger Heritage Center at the Ridgewood Public Library holds events on local history and genealogy-focused computer classes. Ridgewood residents and GSBC members receive a discount on these events. Included in the calendar below are RPL classes of interest to genealogists and local researchers. Please check the full RPL calendar for class information, fees, registration, cancellations, and for classes on other topics. All registration is through the Ridgewood Public Library calendar or by calling (201) 670-5600.
Additionally, the GSBC holds in-depth courses, for those 55 and older, at Bergen Community College, Institute for Learning and Retirement (BCC-ILR). Please check our calendar for registration dates, visit the BCC-ILR website, or contact BCC-ILR at 201-447-7156.
Below is our complete calendar showing all Meetings, Events, Seminars. Library Programs and Classes. Use the Category filter below to hide the events in a specific category.
Saturday October 26th from 5–11pm
16th Annual Genealogy Lock-in—Save the date!
Get advice from an expert panel; attend various workshops such as Beginners Genealogy, DNA, Irish Genealogy, and more; or receive individual genealogy assistance.
Registration required: $10 per person, light supper included. registration details to come.
Registration for the 16th Annual Genealogy Lock-in is now open! We welcome you to join the Ridgewood Public Library and Genealogical Society of Bergen County on October 26th, from 5-11pm.
The Lock-in offers genealogists of all levels the chance to spend the evening researching, learning and sharing. You can ask the experts your brick wall questions, attend various workshops, and receive individual assistance.
Registration with the GSBC is required, download and mail-in the form here: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/eb7023_0ed6cc59def748ceb62234c9bf6bca85.pdf
Any questions, contact Sarah Kiefer at 201-670-5600 x135 or email@example.com