At the Ancestry Library Edition Learning Centre, which you can access at any KFPL branch, you can access video tutorials and/or research guides on many subjects. Some of this content may be available in the subscription version of the Ancestry website, either on the Ancestry.com Support site or the Ancestry.ca Learning Centre.
The History at Home: Guide to Genealogy page on the Home Advisor website is another good place to start learning. This page provides a list of links about genealogy research and related subjects: house histories, oral history interviews, caring for family papers, and more.
Meetings and Conferences
Ontario Genealogical Society: Kingston Branch
The Kingston Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society meets on the third Saturday of each month, from September-November and January-May. All are welcome to attend the meetings. If you don’t live in Kingston, try a Google search on the word “genealogy” with the name of your town–for example, genealogy winnipeg–to find a genealogy group in your area. Meetings, workshops and classes are almost sure to be listed on their website.
In Ontario, many resources, including an annual conference, monthly magazine and wide variety of publications, workshops and online tools, are available at the provincial level. Check out the Historical & Genealogical Societies page, linked in the Related Content section below, for more information about these organizations in the Kingston and Frontenac County Areas.
Books & Other Forms and Links
Use the resources below for a list of books on genealogical research that are available at KFPL. There are also a few helpful files that you can download to help get you started on the right foot.
A flyer created at KFPL to help identify and use the resources at the library.
Lots of forms and worksheets to help you with your genealogical research.
Download forms and charts to help you in your Genealogical research.