Sunday, May 22, 2011

GenFest 2011

The 6th annual GenFest will be held at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library (KHCPL) and co-hosted by the Howard County Genealogical Society (HCGS). GenFest 2011 will be held Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at KHCP Main, 220 N. Union St., Kokomo, Indiana. Planned events include:

Friday from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m., genealogist will have the opportunity to use the genealogy collection for research into the evening when the library is normally closed. Think of it - you, all those resources, vendors, door prizes and snacks.

Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. KHCPL Main will be dedicated to genealogists. The Genealogy & Local History Department will have available staff for personal research assistance with our large genealogy collection. Though out the day, speakers will share information on current genealogy topics.

Vendors will be on hand both days with genealogy supplies, research materials, and publications for your shopping pleasure. Local exhibitors will share information. Visitation opportunities to local historic venues will be offered.

Come prepared to have fun and to do some research. KHCPL Main is a newly remodeled facility with free parking. Wi-Fi is available throughout the building and the Computer Lab on the second floor will be open for your use. For more information go to the website at or contact Marcia at