Here's the latest list of upcoming programs I'll be doing at various locations. All are sponsored or co-sponsored by St. Louis Public Library. All are free and open to the public. Please note that locations vary.
Thurs, Apr 21, 7 PM-8:30 PM—So Proudly They Served: Researching Career Military and Veterans. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses print, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of info on ancestors who served in the American military (Revolutionary War to the present). Waterloo (IL) Public Library, 215 Park Street, Waterloo, IL 62298. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weds, May 25, 6:30 PM-8 PM-- Prairie State Patriots: Researching Illinois Civil War Ancestors. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses print, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of info on Illinois ancestors who served during the Civil War. O'Fallon Public Library, 120 Civic Plaza, O'Fallon, IL 62269. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at email@example.com.
Sat, May 28, 10 AM-Noon-- Minie Balls, Breastworks, & Bayonets: Civil War Weapons, Strategy, & Tactics. Buder Branch. Join us as we learn how rapid changes in technology slowly resulted in big changes in military tactics during the Civil War.
Thurs, Jul 21, 10 AM-Noon-- Missouri 24/7: Researching Show-Me State Ancestors on the Internet. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses Internet sources of info on our Missouri ancestors. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLPL branch library locations and hours: http://www.slpl.org/slpl/library/article240098545.asp.
Some of you may also be interested in the following program, which does not involve genealogy but does involve Tom Pearson:
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Place: Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108 (located between Grand and Spring near the Fox Theatre)
Time: 1 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition Dreamscapes, the Pulitzer hosts Dreamtime Storytime, a series in which writers, artists, readers and dreamers share stories related to dreams. Dreamtime Storytime is every fourth Saturday of the month for the duration of the exhibition.
Today three librarians from St. Louis Public Library will read for us:
Michele Hatfield, Young Adult Librarian, will read from Dreamhunter Duet by Elizabeth Knox.
Joe Sedey, Library Manager, will read from The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. LeGuin.
Tom Pearson, Reference Librarian, will read poems from his book, Lords of Pitiless Heaven.