Friday, February 12, 2016


Saturday, March 05, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Central Library – Auditorium (basement level)

This program, co-sponsored with the Germanic Genealogy Group of the German American Heritage Society of St. Louis, will be a day-long seminar comprised of classes on different aspects of German genealogical research.   The speaker for all four classes will be Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G.


8:30-9:00    Open for Registration Check-In

9:00-9:15    Opening Remarks and Introductions

9:15-10:30  First Session:  Cemeteries in Central Europe

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:15 Second Session:  Deciphering Handwriting in German Documents

12:15-1:30   Lunch (at our café, or several lunch options on nearby Washington Avenue)

1:30-2:45     Third Session:  Communicating with Agencies and Individuals in Europe

2:45-3:15     Break

3:15-4:30     Fourth Session:  German Census Records

Please enter through the Locust Street entrance as this event begins before Library hours.

You can register online via our Events Calendar, or call us and we can register you for this special event (314-539-0385). Registration is required!

Downtown restaurants list:

There will be limited free parking available for this seminar on our surface lot at 15th and Olive Streets (NW corner). The gate will be up, so you won’t need to get a token to leave that lot after the seminar. Remember, though—first come, first served—and parking is no longer free at meters on Saturdays (so car pool or use Metro-Link if at all possible).

Other parking options at Central Library:

Questions, or to register: or 314-539-0385.

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