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Castro Valley Library Genealogy Study Group

Meetings in March, 2017, will be held on March 2nd and 16th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. See the Class Notes for Wayne Ainsworth's Genealogy Toolbox talked about on Feb 16, 2017.

If you are looking for help with your family history research or just the companionship of others with the genealogy bug, please come join us! It's FREE! Check our Class Notes for handouts from some past meetings. Pat from the class, suggested a web site for occupation abbreviations. This and more were added to our Class Notes page

Each meeting will feature a presentation by our experienced docents or a guest speaker. There will also be plenty of time for research and Q &A using the laptops we provide. Library laptops have recently been upgraded to Windows 10.

  • Beginning or experienced genealogists welcome.
  • Use a library laptop or bring your own.
  • Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday monthly from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. (except when the schedule changes are requred by holidays and other events).

When visiting the library, please visit and utilize the great commercial genealogy research sites,, Heritage Quest and World Vital Records. Ffree sites are also listed such as Cyndi's list, Social Security Death Index and WorldGenWeb.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900. Registration is suggested.

3600 Norbridge Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546

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