Interested in researching your Italian ancestry?
Join us for the IGG monthly meetings, live or virtually!
Saturday, June 12th, 2021 – 11:00 AM (Eastern) (“doors open” at 10:45)
We’re thrilled to welcome professional genealogist Pam Ricciardi-Paschke, who will be presenting:
Pam Ricciardi-Paschke has dual Italian citizenship and has been researching for over 40 years. She serves as administrator for five FTDNA projects; authored several genealogical articles and a book on colonial Dutchess County NY; and has spoken to national, regional, and local groups on DNA and other topics. She attends national conferences and has completed seventeen week-long institute courses.
Click here to register for this meeting – this talk is free and open to both members and non-members, so please feel free to spread the word!
IGG MEMBERS: please note, we will be holding our annual members-only General Membership Meeting immediately preceding this webinar, at 10:30 AM (EDT) on June 12th. All members will receive an e-mail with a separate Zoom link for that meeting as well – where will vote on the slate of officers for 2021-22 and announce the 2021 scholarship recipients.
Due to COVID-19, in-person meetings are not taking place at this time. We have held and intend to continue to hold Zoom meetings and webinars, and IGG members will be notified of these via e-mail.
Every second Saturday of the month from September through June, the Italian Genealogical Group presents a speaker discussing a topic relevant to Italian genealogical research. In person meetings are held at the Bethpage Public Library (Long Island, NY) and, in most cases, are also broadcast to our members worldwide via Zoom. Handouts and the exchange of genealogical events, websites and publications as well as research tips are readily available. Information and summaries of the monthly meetings are available online to members.
Meeting attendees will find an array of resources and guides to assist you in your research, including:
- Help Desk: For those members who are fortunate enough to attend our meetings, we offer a Help Desk. Before each meeting, experts are available to offer advice or to discuss your genealogy research problems. (Please note: at this time, the help desk is only available at in-person meetings.)
- Lending Library: The IGG maintains an extensive collection of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. Members may borrow from the collection in person at meetings only.
- Mentoring: There are key members who volunteer as mentors. Members who may be new to genealogy or are stuck and in need of guidance may ask for their assistance. The mentor does not do the research for you but will work with you and suggest methods that worked in their own research.
Bethpage Public Library
47 Powell Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714
Meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month from 10:30 AM to 12:00 Noon
Assistance is available for beginning and advanced researchers in the auditorium lobby before the meeting. Please inquire at the sign-in desk.
Guests are always welcome.
Part of the fun of being a member of the IGG is participation in outside events with other members. Our past events have included a cemetery crawl, historical tours, genealogy events, an annual holiday luncheon, Italian-American festivals and more! Information on upcoming events will be posted as they are scheduled.