NYG&B Week

Monday, February 12 - Friday, February 16
In-person and Online
Sponsored by New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Join the NYG&B for a week of interactive events and digitization opportunities, both in person and online. We invite you to take part in however many events you would like! 

See below for a full schedule of the week's programming and how to register.

Monday, February 12

Digitization Evening Workshop

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST | In Person at the NYG&B

Interested in volunteering to preserve and digitize records, but can’t make it in during work hours? The NYG&B is offering an evening workshop for anyone in the New York City metro area who would like to learn more about our Digitization Center as we work to preserve records. Our staff will answer your questions, offer opportunities to try out our digitization technology, and share the volunteer opportunities available at our Digitization Center.

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Tuesday, February 13

What’s in Store for 2024

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST | Online

Fascinating programming to take you on genealogical deep dives or to learn the latest in family history research. Thousands of new pages of records and collections from all over New York State and New York City—many of which aren’t available online anywhere else. A long-awaited landmark publication that will galvanize your New York genealogy research. Learn more about what the NYG&B has to offer in 2024 to help you discover your New York story.

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Wednesday, February 14

The NYG&B's Digital Catalog: Marriage Record Releases

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST | In Person at the NYG&B and Online

Join our digital team as they survey the many marriage records found on the NYG&B website, including collections released in just the past few months, like New York City marriage contracts, 1902-1907 and Province of New York marriage licenses, pre-1784. Participants will also get an exclusive preview of a unique—and massive—set of marriage records coming to the NYG&B in spring 2024.

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Thursday, February 15

NYG&B Informational Session: Discover Your New York Story

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EST | In Person at the NYG&B

Not yet a member of the NYG&B? Come to an in-person Informational Session with light refreshments to learn more about the NYG&B and how we can connect you to the stories and history of your New York ancestors in more detail than you ever thought possible. You will meet NYG&B staff members who will share what you can discover and access.

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Friday, February 16

Live Q&A with D. Joshua Taylor and Susan Miller

3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. EST | Online

Join us for a live Q&A with D. Joshua Taylor, NYG&B President, and Susan R. Miller, NYG&B Director, Publications, and get your questions answered. They will be on hand to field questions related to New York genealogy and family history and share their expertise.

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