Wednesday, July 13, 2011

CVGS Saturday Workshop on 16 July - "Genealogy Researching at the Carlsbad Library"

The July 16th Saturday workshop is at 1 pm. at the Bonita-Sunnyside Library (4375 Bonita Road) in the Community Room.
The featured speaker is Mary Van Orsdol, who will present information about the genealogy collection at the Carlsbad Georgina Cole Library (1250 Carlsbad Village Drive in Carlsbad CA). This talk will help researchers going on the CVGS Research Trip to the Cole Library on Saturday, July 30th.
Mary Van Orsdol is the Genealogy Librarian at Carlsbad City Library. She received her B.A. in History from the University of California, San Diego, and her M.A. in American History from the University of Minnesota. She received her M.L.S. from UCLA and has worked as a librarian for nearly 30 years. Mary has been the head of the Genealogy division at Carlsbad City Library since 1997. She researches her own family and has a strong research background in New Netherland.
The holdings at the Carlsbad City Library can be seen at

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