Registration for Family History Fair begins Oct. 6

If you’re looking to research your family’s ancestry, consider attending the Hennepin County Library’s third annual Family History Fair. The free event offers seven seminars, showcases the library’s genealogy resources and enables attendees connect with some of Minnesota’s leading genealogy experts.

The event is free, but advance registration is required. Registration opens Saturday, Oct. 6. You can register online at or by calling 612-543-5669. The Family History Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Minneapolis Central library, 300 Nicollet Mall.

History Fair seminars                                                                                                        

Resource tables

More than a dozen organizations will have resource tables at the fair, including:

Genealogy collection tour

Attendees will be able to tour the Minneapolis Central Library’s genealogy collection and the Government Documents collection on the fourth floor.


Family History Fair 2012 is sponsored by the Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library in collaboration with the Minnesota Genealogical Society and One Minneapolis, One Read.

More information

For more information about Family History Fair 2012, genealogy databases and websites, and other genealogy  resources at Hennepin County Library:

Published Sep 26, 2012