Events and Workshops

Lennie Grimaldi

Connecticut Characters: Personalties Spicing Up the Nutmeg State

Saturday, June 10, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Special Events -

Lennie Grimaldi Local journalist, author, and Only in Bridgeport blogger will discuss his new book on some of the fascinating characters that have played a role in Connecticut’s history.  Come hear about State “personalities” like Governor Ella Grasso, Ghost Hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren, actress Linda Blair, and more.

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, June 15, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, June 17, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, July 15, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, July 20, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, August 17, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, August 19, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, September 16, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, September 21, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, October 19, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, October 21, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, November 16, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, November 18, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, December 16, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, December 21, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly Programming -

Genealogy Basics – Experienced family history researcher Elizabeth Anderson will cover the basic “how to’s” for getting started on researching your family roots. Time:  4th Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM Location:  Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St. Contact:  203-576-7400, #7