Genealogy Lock-In


family_tree6th Annual Genealogy Lock-In

Date: Friday, June 26th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Library

Registration: Begins Monday, June 1st and ends Friday, June 26th at 5 p.m. at the Guest Services Desk

  • Library doors are re-opened and pre-registered researchers admitted from 6:30-7:00 pm only
  • Doors are locked 7:00 – 10:00 pm
  • Seating at Library computers is limited to 26, additional seating is available for 34 more pre-registered researchers who bring their own computers
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Free of charge!

A Study Hall for family researchers; a self-directed evening to research, organize, write or ponder your genealogy in the peace and quiet of the Library.  Staff will be on hand for brief research support and suggestions.

Beginners are welcome!  Anyone can benefit from the Ancestry (Library Edition) database and the power of the Internet to reveal the facts and dates proving your ancestral past.  Bring your own flash drive for downloads; a $5 print card will be provided.

The Library doors will be open from 6:30 to 7:00 pm to pre-registered Lock-In researchers only.  Promptly at 7:00 pm, the doors will close and the researchers will be in effect ‘locked in’ until 10:00 pm.

You must be at least 18 years old to participate.  Registration begins Monday, June 1st, either by phone (248) 796-4224 or in person at the Guest Services desk; please specify whether you plan to use a Library computer or will bring your own.  Reservations are limited, so reserve your spot early. 

This is an excellent chance to catch up on your family research or to begin it for the first time.