Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the South Regional Lafayette Public Library located at 6101 Johnston Street. Meetings start at 6:30pm. This is with the exception of the month of December, which is when we have our annual membership banquet. Our meetings are open to the public and generally include a main presentation or a genealogical class in order to help further family history research.

We also hold Genealogy 101 round table disscusion sessions on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM at the Main Lafayette Public Library located at 301 W. Congress Street Lafayette, LA. 70501. A Genealogy 101 session can consist of a round table discussion or genealogy presentation.

Note: Tuesday mornings from 9:00 - 12:00 at the Main Lafayette Public Library located at 301 W. Congress Street Lafayette, LA. 70501.LGS members are available to help anyone beginning their family research, have brick walls, etc.  Help is given from the large collection of books available, as well as research on Ancestry.com.

 

DATE MEETINGS & EVENTS FOR 2020
   

January 4 

(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
Genealogy 101, a round table, beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

January 16
(6:30 p.m.)
 

Meeting
Speaker: Michael Wynn, author and historian, whose presentation is entitled “Remembrances of Lafayette”  He discovered a large cache of  his parents’ personal and business letters dating back to the 1940s which include letters from politicians and celebrities from that time period.

February 1
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
A workshop/round table, on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette, LA.   Come meet fellow genealogists, whether you are new to genealogy and just starting your research, or you are a "seasoned" researcher.

February 20
(6:30 p.m.)

Meeting
Speaker: Warren A. Perrin, renowned historian of the Acadian culture and author of books on Acadian and Louisiana history, including “Acadian Redemption”, a biography of Beausoleil Broussard.

March 7
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101

A round table discussion for learning how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.  Come meet fellow genealogists, whether you are new to genealogy and just starting your research, or you are a "seasoned" researcher.

March 19
(6:30 p.m.)
 

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April 4
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
A round table discussion for learning how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

April 16
(6:30 p.m.)

Meeting
Speaker:

May 2
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

May 21
(6:30 p.m.)

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June 6
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

June 18
(6:30 p.m.)
 

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July 4
(9:30 a.m.)
 

Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

July 16
(6:30 p.m.)
 

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August 1
(9:30 p.m.)

Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

August 20
(6:30 p.m.)

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September 5
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

September 17
(6:30 p.m.)
 

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October 3
(9:30 a.m.)

Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

October 15
(6:30 p.m.)

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November 7
(9:30 a.m.)


Genealogy 101
A round table beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, downtown location, 301 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Learn how to begin your genealogy search, bring your questions and meet others who are interested in research.

November 19
(6:30 p.m.)

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December



Banquet