Genealogist to Discuss Research Strategies at State Library Event

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, Maine genealogist and librarian BJ Jamieson will host a presentation at the Maine State Library outlining research strategies for genealogy.

The program will discuss resources for family historians and best practices for undertaking a genealogy project. The event will be held from 10:00 AM to noon at the Maine State Library Studio Room at 230 State Street in Augusta.

Ms. Jamieson holds a Master of Science in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and is currently enrolled in a genealogical studies program at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Scotland.

The presentation will take place during the regularly scheduled Maine State Library Genealogy Club meeting at the Maine State Library. The public is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.

The Maine State Library Genealogy Club promotes interest in genealogy, celebrates ancestral history and works to share best practice strategies for family research. The group meets monthly at the Maine State Library and is always welcoming new members.

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.

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