The Annual Short Story & Poetry Contest entry judgments have been delayed as a result of library and school closures. Thank you for your patience. 

All WCFL branches will remain closed to the public indefinitely. We are postponing due dates for materials to Tuesday, June 30.
All holds currently ready for pickup will be available when the library reopens.
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Genealogy Lock-In

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Fletcher Branch Library
Saturday, November 2 at 3-10 PM
100 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Genealogy Lock-In
Washington County Historical Society & Washington County Free Library

 Do you like researching your family tree? Have you hit a brick wall in your findings? Are your DNA results back and you want to know where to begin your family search? Join researchers from across the Mid-Atlantic region as we assist novice and experienced investigators delve deeper into how to access available resources. 

Registration Fee: $15 
Includes pizza and snacks. Parking is free. Register here or visit for more information.

Presenters & Researchers:
Kate Larson- DNA/Genealogy Researcher
Mary Mannix- "Don't Forget the Ladies"
Chris Haley, Maryland State Archives- Research Resources
Anna Cueto, Curator, WCHS- Preservation of Photographs and Documents
Jill Craig, Western Maryland Historical Library Database- Scanning and Metadata
Elizabeth Howe, Western Maryland Room, WCFL- Reserch Resources