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Schedule for 2016

posted Nov 16, 2015, 1:30 PM by Patrice Green

The calendar has been updated to include date and room changes for the Board.  Regular meetings and Summer Workshops are also on the calendar, but dates are subject to change based on library needs.  Members will be advised of changes via our  Announce list.

Tri-Society Family History Seminar

posted Sep 23, 2015, 10:00 PM by Patrice Green   [ updated Sep 23, 2015, 10:01 PM ]

Saturday, October 17, 2015  9am -- 4pm  Guest Speakers:  Cornelia Bush & Denise Olson
Early Registration until Sept. 30th $26 with lunch -- $16 w/o lunch.  For more details and to register online visit the Tri-Society Family History Seminar website.

Meeting Date Changed to April 6, 2015

posted Mar 21, 2015, 9:10 PM by Patrice Green   [ updated Mar 21, 2015, 9:13 PM ]

Our regular meeting day in April has been changed from the second Monday of the month to the first Monday, April 6, 2015.  Our guest speaker is Col. Peter Mullen.  His topic will be Civil War Feuds.  

September 8, 2014

posted Sep 4, 2014, 8:07 PM by Patrice Green   [ updated Sep 4, 2014, 8:08 PM ]

Photographing Headstones by Jamie Cox -- Around 50,000 photos are taken for Find A Grave every day, but can anyone read them? Many gravestones stubbornly resist efforts to take a readable photograph. If you want to learn how to take truly readable gravestone photos, especially of those "problem" stones, this talk is for you. Jamie Cox is a retired engineer and amateur photographer. He will also give some tips on copying old photographs.

June 9, 2014

posted May 18, 2014, 11:07 AM by Patrice Green   [ updated May 18, 2014, 11:09 AM ]

Brickwall Workshop:  Submit your brickwall queries to our new BGS Brickwall Google Group.  The Family History Library will respond at the workshop.  Let's knock down some walls!

May 12, 2014

posted May 6, 2014, 9:06 PM by Patrice Green   [ updated May 6, 2014, 9:06 PM ]

Our guest speaker will be Rich Shader, co-editor and publisher of the award winning Palmetto & Thistle newsletter. Among his many other credentials, he is a eight term President of the Scots-American Society of Brevard County. His topic will be: "Color Coded Scots."

2014 Beginning Genealogy Course

posted May 5, 2014, 2:24 PM by Patrice Green   [ updated May 5, 2014, 2:26 PM ]

The 2014 Brevard Genealogical Society Beginning Genealogy course will begin July 10th and run through July 31st.

When:  Thursdays, 9:30 AM to Noon

Location:   Brevard Library and Reference Center
                  Cocoa, FL

Cost:  $20 for non-members (includes 2014 membership in the Brevard Genealogy Society)
           $10 for BGS Members

For more information contact Vera Zimmerman

April 14, 2014

posted Mar 13, 2014, 11:09 AM by Patrice Green

Join us for Michael Boonstra's presentation on Hathi.com

January Meeting Date Changed

posted Jan 13, 2014, 12:06 PM by Patrice Green

We will meet on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at 9:30 AM instead of our usual Monday.  The Library needs the room on Monday.

November Meeting Date Changed

posted Nov 4, 2013, 1:39 PM by Patrice Green

The Library will be closed on November 11th for Veteran's Day, so our November meeting has been changed to Monday, November 18, 2013.

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