Events

 Take a look at our upcoming events and courses below.

ARCHIVE SOURCES FOR FAMILY HISTORY (FOR BEGINNERS)

  •   20th February 2019
  •   2-4PM
  •   Mitchell Library, Blythswood Room, Level 5.
  • Free

A friendly introduction to the unique sources in the archives for genealogical research by one of the City Archivistc. Suitable for family history beginners. Places are limited pleas3e book on 0141 287 2999 or at Granville St reception.

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GONE TO BLAZES WITH JOHN POWER

  •   20th February 2019
  •   3-4pm
  •   Mitchell Library, Moir/Dyer Room
  • Free

Inspired by The Glasgow Herald review of the opening of a Lewis concert-hall organ in the New Halls in 1877, John Power traced the 85-year history of this fine instrumentuntil its destruction by fire in October 1962. Join him to hear more about this fascinating story.

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PRIDE OF THE JOCKS

  •   26th February 2019
  •   6-7pm
  •   Mitchell Library, Blythswood Room, Level 5.
  • Free

Through their extraordinary family histories, author John McGee will share the untold stories of the men and women who made the greatest Scottish football managers. Limited places,please book on 0141 287 2999 or at Granville Street reception.

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LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR FAMILY HISTORY (FOR BEGINNERS)

  •   27th February 2019
  •   2.30-3.45pm
  •   Mitchell Library, Blythswood Room, Level 5.
  • free

An introduction to print and online resources for family history beginners. Places are limited, please book on 0141 287 2999 or at Granville St reception.

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INTRODUCTION TO ANCESTRY (FOR BEGINNERS)

  •   6th March 2019
  •   2-3.30pm
  •   Mitchell Library, learning Centre, Level 3
  • free

Learn how to use Ancestry. This session will look at the family histories of various people featured in our Level 5 display on William Morris and the Kelmscott Press. Places are limited, please book on 0141 287 2999 or at Granville St reception.

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Family History Advice (For those with family history experience)

  •   13th March 2019
  •   2-4pm
  •   Family History Centre Level 5.
  • FREE

Book a 30 minute session with one of our librarians for advice on your search- suitable for those with family history experience. Places are limited, please book on 0141 287 2999 or at Granville St reception.

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Irish Family History Advice

  •   19th March 2019
  •   2-4pm
  •   Archives Searchroom, Level 5, Mitchell Library
  • Free

Need advice on researching your Irish Family History? Why not book one of these 20 minute sessions with one of our archivists? Book your place on 0141 287 2999.

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SQUARE MILE OF MURDER

  •   20th March 2019
  •   6-7.30pm
  •   Mitchell Library, Old Glasgow Room (meet at North St reception)
  • free

Join The Mitchell's librarians and archivists to explore resources relating to four notorious cases that took place in Glasgow's historical 'square mile of murder'. Limited places, book on 0141 287 2999 or at Granville St reception.

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The Ulster Plantation: Tracing your Ulster Scots Ansestors

  •   20th March 2019
  •   2-4pm
  •   Moir Dyer Room, Mitchell Library
  • Free

Talk by Dr Irene O'Brien on the background to the Ulster Plantation and describing family history sources for Ulster Scots from 1600 to 1800.

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LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR FAMILY HISTORY (FOR BEGINNERS)

  •   28th March 2019
  •   2-3.45pm
  •   Blythswood Room, Level 5, Mitchell Library

An introduction to print and online resources for family history beginners.

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