Genealogy Essentials, Online: Genealogy Essentials: Census Research and Vital Records

Date and Time
Monday, April 24, 2023, 2 - 3 PM
End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.
Event Details

THIS EVENT IS ONLINE ONLY. New York Public Library boasts one of the country's largest free public collections of genealogical tools; this class introduces some key resources. With skills learned here, you might find an ancestor's birth, marriage, or death records, or discover the names of family members in historical census records.

This class is online. Registration is required. 


Census taker interviewing man and children in Chinatown
Census taker


  • Class Format: Lecture/demonstration
  • Skill prerequisites: Basic internet skills
  • Audience: Adults
Assistive Listening and ASL
ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing