Genealogy 2019-11-06T15:03:34-05:00


Are you interested in tracking down information about your ancestry? Wondering where and how to begin your search? Not sure what resources are available or how to locate them?

The Center offers a genealogy session our IAHC Genealogy Team on the last Sunday of each month from 1pm-3pm in the Library. All sessions are free. Attendees are encouraged to bring relevant documents that could help in their search.

To learn more about our programs, email

Weekly and monthly programs

We now have monthly genealogy research nights for IAHC Members on the first Thursday of every month from 7pm-9pm. Bring your IAHC Membership card.

Beginning Your Genealogy Quest Series monthly workshops continue on the third Thursday of each month from 7pm-9pm in the Library. Workshops are taught by Terri O’Connell of the Chicago Genealogical Society and IAHC genealogy program. Each workshop is $20 or the full series is $180. To register, click the links below or call 773-282-7035, ext. 10.

Weekly Genealogy Consultations

We offer one-on-one weekly genealogy consultations. Learn methods and tips from our Genealogy Team that will help you research your family tree.

Genealogy Consultations begin September 4 on Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm. The cost is $50 per consultation for a one-hour appointment. There are no office hours in June and July or Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks. Appointments are recommended. To register for a specific date and time, email

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