Calendar of Events

PGSA: Long Term Consequences of World War II for Poland

Event:PGSA Quarterly Meeting
When:16 August 2020, Sunday -- 2:00 PM
Where:Batavia Library, Batavia, IL
Speaker: John Kulczycki, PhD, Professor emeritus
University of Illinois, Dept. of History, Chicago, IL
Note(s):Professor Kulczycki’s presentation will review the dramatic sociopolitical changes that transformed Poland in the 20th Century, and examines modern-day Poland's evolution into a 21st century European nation-state.

Family History Research in Illinois and Wisconsin

Event:Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society Presentation
When:29 August 2020, Saturday -- Pre-meeting: 9:00 AM, Presentation: 10:00 AM
Where:Arlington Heights Senior Center
Speaker:Maureen Brady
Note(s):2020-2021 Program Schedule -

PGSA: Spungen Family Foundation – Philatelic Collection

Event:PGSA Quarterly Meeting
When:15 November 2020, Sunday -- 2:00 PM
Where:Schaumburg Library, Schaumburg, IL
Speaker:Kiel Majewski
Note(s):- Postal evidence of the Holocaust and the devastation of Europe
- 2020 is the 75th commemoration of the liberation of German concentration camps

CAGGNI Monthly Meetings

Event:Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois meets to discuss methods/techniques for the use of computers in genealogy research.
When:3rd Saturday of every month except December -- 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:Schaumburg Twp. District Library, 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL
Note(s):See the CAGGNI calendar page at

Polish Genealogy Research Help

Event:Genealogy volunteers desk at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
When:Most Friday mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where:Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL
Note(s):- Questions will be handled on a first come – first served basis
- This service is meant to point you in the correct direction and does not allow for extensive research
- This is a free service offered as a library volunteer
Volunteer:Steve Szabados, former PGSA Board member

Other Upcoming Events

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