Brick by Brick : Tracing Your Home’s History

La Grange Park LibraryIf walls could talk… Was your home moved, damaged by fire or enlarged to accommodate a growing family? These questions can be answered at an adult education class at the LaGrange Park Library. This class is being offered in conjunction with the LaGrange Park’s 125th Anniversary. This free class will feature Tina Beaird, who will provide strategies for researching the history of your home by using government records, newspapers, phone directories, maps and other resources. Every home tells a story, what does yours say? Sponsored by the La Grange Park Friends of the Library.
WHEN: April 13th, 2017
TIME: 7:00-8:00pm
WHERE: Community Room at LaGrange Public Library

Tina Beaird, owner of Tamarack Genealogy, is a genealogy & local history librarian at a mid-sized Chicagoland public library. She holds a Masters of Library and Information Science degree with a specialization in Archives/Preservation from Dominican University in River Forest, IL. Tina has won multiple research and digitization grants over the last decade to preserve and digitize historic documents and photographs.

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