Workshops & Events
The Archives offers workshops and organizes events on local history and genealogy throughout the year.
Treasures From The Archives: A Pathway to Family and Local History
August 13, 2014 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Curious about what historical treasures reside in your local archives? Ever wondered what lies behind the 'Staff Only' sign? Finally decided that it is time to track down that elusive relative in your family tree? Come to the Champaign County Historical Archives, Wednesday August 13th from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., to have these and many other questions answered. Staff will be on hand to assist you with your beginning genealogical research, take you on a tour of the Archives, and show you the wonders within the stacks. Free genealogy starter kits provided by the Champaign County Genealogy Society will be available for beginning researchers.
Who Do You Think You Are?
August 23, 2014 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Even the youngest children like to know about their family's roots and the ancestors on their family tree. Drop by the Champaign County Historical Archives, Saturday August 23rd from 1:00-3:00 p.m., for an afternoon of historical sleuthing featuring kid friendly activities to answer the age old question 'Who am I?'
Research Night at the Archives
Second Wednesday of each month 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Research Night is open to the public and all resources of the Archives are available to patrons. Staff members are always available to assist with your beginning genealogical research or local history project.
We look forward to seeing you!