Treasures at RPL

Today I went to the Rochester Public Library for a presentation on “Treasures of the Central  Library” by Robert Scheffel. Bob is the Assistant Division Head of the Local History  Division of the Rochester Public Library. Along with him was the City Historian, Christine  Ridarsky who added some historical facts. This is part of the …

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RPL – Digital Future

Yesterday, I went to a talk by Patricia Uttaro at the Rochester Public Library (RPL). She is the Director of the Rochester Public Library and Monroe County Library System and she was talking about expanding their Digital Library. A Digital Library is a concept that will always be in flux as technology changes but it …

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Free Genealogy Seminar; Oct. 16th

The Rochester Genealogical Society and the Central Library of the Rochester Public Library are having a free genealogy seminar called “Discovering Your Roots” on Saturday, October 16th from 9:00 to 4:00. There will be be 11 lecture presentations which means that there will be two presentations given at a time for most of the day. …

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New Digital Books from RPL

The Rochester Public Library has some new digital books online that may be of interest of those researching in the area. Blue book: Police Department of Rochester, New York, with complete biographical sketches of each member (1903). (Most the biographies in this book appear on this biography page but without the pictures of Police Officers.) …

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Coming Home to Your Roots – Video

On October 3rd there was an all day genealogy seminar at the Rochester Public Library to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the City of Rochester. The seminar was named Coming Home to Your Roots and was jointly presented by the Rochester Public Library and the Rochester Genealogical Society. The Library now has an overview video …

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Coming Home to Your Roots (this Saturday)

“Coming Home to Your Roots” October 3, 2009 — 9:00 am – 4:00 pm — Central Library downtown The Rochester Genealogical Society is co-sponsoring an exciting event with the Local History/Genealogy Division  of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County It is being held on the 2nd floor of the Rundel Building, as part …

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