You, Me, and Italy: Discovering Your Family Tree and Genealogy

Main Library

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  • Italian-American Heritage

October is Italian-American Heritage Month! At 7pm every Tuesday in October, visit The City Library to learn more about Italy, find and understand your Italian heritage, and explore what it means to be an Italian-American. This week's event is:

YOU, ME, AND ITALY: DISCOVERING YOUR FAMILY TREE AND GENEALOGY
Tue, Oct 8, 7pm • Main Library, Level 4
Learn how to understand your family tree, especially as you search generations back to Italy. Experts from FamilySearch will help guide patrons to accessing more information about their heritage.

Presentation by FamilySearch's Italian Family History/Genealogists: Ruth Lapioli-Merriman, and Paola Manfredi.



FULL SCHEDULE OF ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS



WRITING ABOUT ITALY WITH JOHN KEAHEY
Tue, Oct 1, 7pm • Main Library, Level 4
Author and journalist John Keahey will discuss his books on Italy, Seeking Sicily, A Sweet and Glorious Land, and Venice Against the Sea. After a brief reading from his works, Keahey will talk about spending time in Italy to research his books.

YOU, ME, AND ITALY: DISCOVERING YOUR FAMILY TREE AND GENEALOGY
Tue, Oct 8, 7pm • Main Library, Level 4
Learn how to understand your family tree, especially as you search generations back to Italy. Experts from FamilySearch will help guide patrons to accessing more information about their heritage.
Presentation by FamilySearch's Italian Family History/Genealogists: Ruth Lapioli-Merriman, and Paola Manfredi.

DREAM OF ITALY FILM SCREENING WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER STEVE MCCURDY
Tue, Oct 15, 7pm • Main Library, Level 4
Filmmaker Steve McCurdy will discuss his film Dream of Italy and shows portions of his documentary.

ITALIAN OPERA MASTERS: VERDI AND PUCCINI
Tue, Oct 22, 7pm • Main Library, Level 4
Learn more about the masters from Paula Fowler of the Utah Opera.

EXPERIENCING ITALY THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LEISURE TRAVEL
Tue, Oct 29, 7pm • Main Library, Level 4
Giuliana Marple, Italian Instructor at the University of Utah and ceramic artist, will illuminate the Italian culture by sharing parts of the beautiful language.

Also, visit the art display on Level 1 featuring the work of Italian artist Meo Carbone.

Location: Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room

Contact Information: 801-524-8200