Sunday, January 15, 2023
Saturday, January 14, 2023
37TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL HOLIDAY IN HONOR OF THE REVEREND, DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.-JANUARY 16, 2023.
What is one characteristic of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that still resonates today? What I admired most about Dr. King was his courage and integrity. Discouragement comes in many forms and can stop or delay the work we must do to achieve equity.”
For more information about the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. please see the following websites:
Sunday, January 8, 2023
Ari Wilkins of Dallas, Texas, will be doing a presentation on Scaling the 1870 Brick Wall in African American Research.
For many, researching before 1870 is a hurdle in African American research. Learn about sources and strategies to trace ancestors back into the Antebellum Era.
Ari is a graduate of Louisiana State University and works at the Dallas Public Library. She speaks nationally on a variety of genealogy topics. Godfrey Library Director Carol Ansel was fortunate to hear her in person at the National Genealogical Society conference in Sacramento last year, and she knows you'll enjoy this presentation.
Godfrey Premium members can register for free at the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not a Godfrey Premium member and want to attend the presentation, you can pay $10 via PayPal (https://www.paypal.com/us/home) and send to Godfrey Memorial Library. Then register using the above email.
Please register by 4:00 PM Friday, January 20.
Thursday, January 5, 2023
Per State Senator Matt Lesser, there will be a vigil for Quentin Williams Friday night on the South Green.