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Give to Lincoln Day
Wednesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 30
Give to Lincoln Day  (Other)
Online
Give to Lincoln Day is May 30th however donations can begin May 1st. This drive encourages folks to contribute to Lincoln and Lancaster County nonprofit organizations, including our genealogical society.  Every donation makes a bigger impact because nonprofits also receive a share of a $650,000 match fund.  Help support local research and programs!
 
See the attachment for further information and watch for emails throughout May. 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, May 24
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


Thursday, May 30
Orientation for Library Volunteers  (Library Activity)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LLCGS Library 2900 O Street LL2
This is a great way to get to know not only our Genealogy Research Library but also others interested in family research. Please consider being a volunteer!  This session is also for our current volunteers who would like a refresher on what we do. This event is in person only.  RSVP to contact@LLCGS.info.



Discover Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy - 1
Saturday, June 1
Discover Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy - 1  (LLCGS Event)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom and In Person @ LLCGS Library, Lower Level, 2900 O St., Lincoln NE
Interviewing Kin and Mining Home Sources
 
LLCGS is beginning this Great Courses series from the start for those who missed it or who would like to listen in again.  John Philip Colletta discusses the ten vital tips to help you get the most out of sitting down with family members and transforming pleasant conversations into solid foundations for future detective work. What better way to start your summer than by collecting information from family.  We'll continue the series starting in the Fall so stay tune!
 
In-person attendees do not need to register.
Zoom participants: register here You will receive a link to join the session.  


Genealogy Hodge Podge
Saturday, June 1
Genealogy Hodge Podge  (Educational Opportunities)
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Zoom and In Person @ LLCGS Library, Lower Level, 2900 O St., Lincoln NE
Jenny Watton returns with a "Show and Tell" about some records you may have overlooked in your research.  There are railroad records, maps, farmer's gazettes, postmaster appointments, asylum records, city directories, tax lists and delinquent tax lists, guardianships, passport applications, and alien files.  Come and listen for some fresh ideas about things you can look for!
 
The public is welcome!  Register here if you plan to attend the session through Zoom.  Download the handout.
   


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, June 14
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


The Final Salute
Saturday, June 15
The Final Salute  (LLCGS Event)
11:00 am
Zoom and In Person @ LLCGS Library, Lower Level, 2900 O St., Lincoln NE
Final Salute tells how they identify descendants of cremains left at funeral homes.  Their story is about paying due respect to our veterans.  Stay tuned for more info.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, June 28
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 



Using Guided Research for Nordic Family History
Thursday, July 11
Using Guided Research for Nordic Family History  (Nordic Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom Virtual Session
Do you have Nordic ancestors? Then this group is for you! 
Keep your research on track with ideas from our topic Using Guided Research.
For beginning as well as advanced Nordic researchers.
This is a Zoom-only session.  Register in advance for this session by clicking this link: Register Here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Facilitator: Phyllis Ericson


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, July 12
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, July 26
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 



Finding Early Ancestors (1550-1800)
Sunday, August 4
Finding Early Ancestors (1550-1800)  (British Interest Group)
2:00 pm
Zoom Only - Pre-Registration Required
Do you have British ancestors? Then this group is for you! 
Phyllis Ericson will lead this group through these essential research topics. During the year we will work back through 500 years of British history. We'll discover how events affected the lives of our ancestors.  To help focus your research, the best sources for the time period will be provided.
This is an encouraging group that shares research experiences.
For beginning as well as advanced British researchers.
Sessions are open to the public.
Register in advance for this session by clicking this link: Register Here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, August 9
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


LLCGS Member Meeting
Sunday, August 25
LLCGS Member Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom & In-person @ LLCGS Library, Lower Level, 2900 'O' St., Lincoln NE
Our meeting will include:
  • Business Meeting
  • Program: 



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, September 13
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, September 27
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 



How to Research the Scandinavian National Archives
Thursday, October 3
How to Research the Scandinavian National Archives  (Nordic Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom Virtual Session
Do you have Nordic ancestors? Then this group is for you! 
Phyllis will show how to Research the Scandinavian National Archives.
The National Archives of Sweden, Denmark, and Finland have many digitized records. These records can be accessed at home via the internet and they are free! Join us to learn how to find your ancestors in these records.
This is a Zoom-only session.  Register in advance for this session by clicking this link: Register Here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Facilitator: Phyllis Ericson


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, October 11
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, October 25
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, November 1
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


Research in The Middle Ages Before1550
Sunday, November 3
Research in The Middle Ages Before1550  (British Interest Group)
2:00 pm
Zoom Only - Pre-Registration Required
Do you have British ancestors? Then this group is for you! 
Phyllis Ericson will lead this group through these essential research topics. During the year we will work back through 500 years of British history. We'll discover how events affected the lives of our ancestors.  To help focus your research, the best sources for the time period will be provided.
This is an encouraging group that shares research experiences.
For beginning as well as advanced British researchers.
Sessions are open to the public.  
Register in advance for this session by clicking this link: Register Here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, November 15
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, December 6
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, December 20
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Discussion Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, Church Board Room
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories? 
This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
New members welcome.