Harvard professor, Henry Louis Gates has boosted the popularity of discovering family roots with his PBS show, Finding Your Roots. What’s fascinating is the same thing Gates has done with a variety of celebrities, everyday people can do on their own.

The Miramar Branch of the Broward Library System will present a workshop to help participants learn how to get started with exploring their family’s history. The session will include a discussion about the importance of finding family roots, as well as explore what’s needed for the search, including a conversation regarding the challenges and joys of ancestral discovery.


WHAT: Finding Your Roots Workshop

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 16, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

WHERE: Miramar Branch of Broward Library; 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025

COST: Free

CONTACT: For more information, call 954-357-8186.