Specific event details will be listed as they become available.

These programs are free to the public and no reservations are required unless otherwise noted. The Delaware Public Archives is located at 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North in Dover, Delaware. For more information contact Tom Summers (302) 744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

April 4, 2015 - 10:30 a.m.

How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories?
Presenter: Sarah Denison

Looking for a way to preserve your photos and videos for future generations to see? Sarah Denison of the Delaware Public Archives will present this program to show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents, and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge needed to care for and preserve those irreplaceable memories.

April 11, 2015 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Genealogy Assistance Now Available at the Delaware Public Archives

Have you ever wondered about your family history but didn’t know where to start? The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) is pleased to announce that volunteers from local genealogical societies will be on site to help you with your research on Saturday, April 11 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Volunteers will be available to answer your questions, show you what resources the DPA has available and explain how you can use them. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover more about your family tree. Pre-registration for this opportunity is required. Please call Dawn Mitchell at 302-744-5000 by 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 9 to reserve your spot.

April 11, 2015 - 2:00 p.m.

April Meeting of the Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society
Presenter: Michael Hait

The April meeting of the Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2:00 p.m. The public is welcome to all meetings and guests are encouraged. Each meeting generally includes a guest speaker and time for sharing genealogical information. The speaker for the April meeting will be Michael Hait, Professional Genealogist specializing in Maryland and Delaware genealogy, Civil War research and African American genealogy. Mr. Hait will be presenting a program titled "Your Civil War Ancestor: Beginning Your Research."