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Who do you think you are? Free Genealogy Workshop for beginners at the Margaret Troke Branch Library

On Saturday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Margaret Troke Branch Library will host an afternoon long program called “Who Do You Think You Are?  A Free Genealogy Workshop for Beginners."   Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society will present useful information and insights to help you with your genealogy research!

In the afternoon session, genealogy experts will help individuals one-on-one trace their own ancestors through Internet resources.  Participants are asked to bring whatever data they have such as the birth, marriage, death dates of ancestors, where they lived, etc. 

Space is limited!  Those interested in attending this workshop must register for free at the Troke Branch Library Information Desk or call (209) 937-8221.  Participants may bring their own laptops and use the Library’s free WiFi!

  • 11:00 a.m. * 11:30 a.m. * Welcome and setup
  • 11:30 a.m. * 1:00 p.m.  * Informative presentations by volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society
  • 1:00 p.m. * 1:30 p.m. * Brown Bag Lunch (drinks and desert will be provided but participants are asked to bring their own lunch)
  • 1:30 * 3:00 p.m. * Volunteers will help individuals research their own family histories through Internet resources.  

This free program is provided through the generosity of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society and Friends of the Stockton Public Library. 

The Margaret Troke Branch Library is a part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and is located at 502 W. Benjamin Holt Dr in Stockton.  For more information, call 209-937-8221 or (866) 805-7323 (READ) (COUNTY).  Visit the Library’s website at and fan or follow us on and
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