The library sponsors a genealogy club that provides a forum for outside speakers or Godfrey staff to address
and discuss a variety of genealogical topics of interest. Attendees are encouraged to stay after the club
meetings to do research at the library. Genealogy Club is free to Godfrey Premium Members; $10 per
session for Godfrey Basic Members and the general public. (Visitors attending club meetings are not
charged the day user fee.)
Recurrence: 1st Saturday of the month, except for July and August, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Godfrey staff has set aside designated times during each month to consult with you on your research
questions and help you find answers. No pre-registration necessary. Bring your laptop and whatever
information you already have with you to make the most of these useful sessions. Free to Godfrey
Members; $10 per session for the general public. (Visitors attending these sessions are not charged the
day user fee.)
1st Saturday of the month, except for July and August, 11:00 a.m. - noon (after Genealogy Club)
2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
4th Friday of the month, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
In certain months the library offers special programs where attendees can engage with our staff and each other
around particular genealogical interests. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced researcher, these
programs can help. The library remains open until 1:00 p.m. for those who wish to do research. Free for
Premium members, $10 per session for Godfrey Basic members and the general public. (Visitors attending
these programs are not charged the day user fee.)
Recurrence: 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. (typically but not always)
For details about our special programs and other events at the library, go to Events.
You can also call the library and ask to have your name added to our mailing list.
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT BU GROUP
Open to anyone who has earned Boston University's Certificate in Genealogical Research. Participants
gather to share their expertise and experiences. No fee.
Recurrence: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:000 - 7:30 p.m.
Library staff and board members are available to give lectures and workshops on wide-ranging topics related
to genealogy and family history. Past topics include, but are not limited to:
• Genealogy for Beginners
• Researching Colonial Ancestors
• Researching Immigrant Ancestors Back to Their Country of Origin
• Tips for Advanced Online Research
• On-site and Online Resources at the Godfrey Library
Call the Library Director at (860) 346-4375 for more topics and pricing information
Ask our staff for information about other educational programs, courses, and oportunities that can develop
and enhance your research skills. Options include, but are not limited to, certificate programs, online
courses, conferences, and webinars.