Roots Roundtable (CON)*

Explore the cutting-edge full-text search in FamilySearch Labs and discover innovative tools for handwritten text recognition. Registration required. 

Roots Roundtable (CON)*

Join us for some family history fun as we kick off the summer season with Genealogy Game Day. Play a trivia challenge, bingo, and more! Registration required.

Roots Roundtable (CON)*

Genealogical researchers love old handwritten records but reading them can be challenging. Learn some tips to help make hard-to-read documents understandable. Registration is required.

Roots Roundtable*

The Genealogical Proof Standard teaches best practices for conducting research. See how it helps to plot your course, track your progress, resolve conflicts, and reach an accurate conclusion. Registration required.

Roots Roundtable (CON)*

Join us for a RootsTech watch party as we view and discuss sessions from the annual family history conference. Registration is required.

Roots Roundtable (CON)*

Learn some simple creative writing techniques to help bring your ancestors’ stories to life and create your own personal legacy. Registration required.

Roots Roundtable (CON)*

Maps hold a wealth of clues for genealogists and local historians. Join us for a discussion about finding and using maps in your research. Registration required. 

Author Visit with Beth Revis (CON)

Ages 12-18 – Join us to visit with NY Times bestselling author Beth Revis. Her latest works include the young adult science fiction and fantasy titles Blood and Feathers and The Museum of Magic. She is also known for A World Without You and the Across the Universe Trilogy. Virtual option at the Kannapolis Library. 

Researching African American Family History, the Same and Different*

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, call 704-920-2061 or email

Adult Genealogy educator Sharon B. Gillins uses case studies and examples to demonstrate strategies helpful for researching African American ancestors. Participate virtually from home or at the Concord Library. Presented in partnership with KAA-MaCC. Registration required.  

This program is part of the African American Genealogy series, led by genealogy educators from Black GenEx. These professional genealogists specialize in teaching methods and strategies for researching African American family history. Call (704) 920-2061 to request a schedule for the full series.