Regional History/Genealogy Programs/Classes

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Fade to Black

When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Ingrid McDonald from Colorado Cemetery Conservation will share her museum quality display and presentation on the various traditional practices of Victorian Mourning. Subjects include how a house of mourning was decorated; superstitions surrounding death and dying in this period; clothing, gravestone symbology and much more.

Digging for Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those seeking to discover their family history.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn how to research your family history using online resources.

Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lib21c at Venue@21c

Learn the history of Arlington from one who has served there as both sentinel and relief commander

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Everyone is welcome! Contact this group through the link below to find out more. Visit as a guest for free. Members pay annual dues.

Federal Census Fundamentals on HeritageQuest

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn to more effectively search the U.S. census from your home computer.

EZ Endnotes with Zotero: A Publish Your Own @ PPLD workshop

When: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Zotero is a free and fun to use bibliographic citation manager that integrates with library catalogs, databases, and websites to make it easy to create endnotes, footnotes, and bibliographies in Microsoft Word and LibreOffice. This workshop will cover downloading and installing the Zotero plugins for Firefox and Word, Zotero’s basic functions, how to utilize Zotero with PPLD’s catalog and databases, and how to easily create notes and bibliographies in numerous bibliographic styles. This 90 minute lecture-style workshop is ideal for students doing research papers, nonfiction writers, and anyone who needs help with keeping their research organized. Participants competent in research and using Word will receive the most benefit from this class.

Genealogy Level III Workshop

When: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Level III Workshop: Military, Land and Court Records
Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy