August 2014 Edition of Maine State Library Genealogy Newsletter

August 25, 2014

The August 2014 edition of the Maine State Library genealogy newsletter, Genealogy Notes from Emily is available for download from the Maine State Library website..

The newsletter is published several times a year by Maine State Library reference librarian and genealogy expert, Emily Schroeder. The August 2014 edition features information about online resources for people conducting genealogy research. The publication also provides details about the September 2014 conference of the Maine Genealogical Society.

The Maine State Library is home to the largest genealogy collection in the state as well as town histories and published vital records for towns in Maine and a good deal of New England, materials on the Maritime Provinces of Canada, and genealogy reference materials.

In 2013, Schroeder launched a Genealogy Club at the Maine State Library. The group meets monthly with the goal of promoting interest in genealogy, celebrating ancestral history and sharing best practice strategies for family research. New members are always welcome.

To learn more about genealogy resources at the Maine State Library, please contact Emily Schroeder at Emily.Schroeder@maine.gov or call 207-287-5600.