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St. Catharines Family History Workshop

St. Catharines Family History Workshop In-Person

Presented in partnership with the St. Catharines Museum, the St. Catharines Family History Workshop offers residents the tools, resources, and skills to begin to gather, preserve, and share their personal family histories.

This two-day workshop takes place at two locations, the first day (March 2) at the St. Catharines Public Library – Central Branch and the second day (March 16) at the St. Catharines Museum.

This workshop will cover:

  • How to use and access family history research tools like Ancestry and MyHeritage 
  • How to access and use the local history research material available at the Library and the Museum 
  • How to decide what to keep and what to let go of 
  • How to organize and preserve family photographs and archival material 
  • How to care for family heirlooms 
  • How to record family stories and oral histories interviews.

Each participant receives a family history kit with equipment to start on their project and a Family History Workshop Workbook.


March 2 and 16 from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Advance tickets only | Space is limited | $55 plus HST per participant.

Registration is available through the St. Catharines Museum. Call 905-984-8880 or book online at www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10:00am - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Mills Room
Central Library
  Local History & Genealogy  

By registering for a program or attending a drop-in program provided by St. Catharines Public Library, participants agree to abide by the programming waiver.

Today's Hours

Time Zone: Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)

6:30pm - 7:30pm.
1:00pm - 2:30pm, Program Room, Merritt Branch.