Get started researching your family history at Shaler North Hills Library

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 7:12 PM

Starting to explore your own family history can be daunting. Perhaps you’ve heard family tales or have photos with no names. Where do you start? What are the resources?

Join Elissa Scalise Powell of the North Hills Genealogists and an expert and teacher in the field for a discussion and conversation on how to get started in doing your own genealogy research. This free program will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 p.m. at Shaler North Hills Library. Bring your questions and a notebook.

Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, is co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), past-president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and coordinator of the IGHR (Institute for Genealogy and Historical Research) “Professional Genealogy” course. She was an instructor and creator of part of Boston University’s Genealogical Research Certificate course. She was awarded the 2017 Association of Professional Genealogists Professional Achievement Award.

Please register for this program at 412-486-0211 or online at