Are you looking for more ways to research your family tree? Celebrate American Archives and Family History Month by dropping in from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1, 206-386-4636. Archivists, librarians and other experts will be on hand to share information about their resources for researching family and local history.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage at regular rates.

You'll learn about genealogical resources at local archives, libraries and museums. At noon, local historian and award-winning author Paula Becker will share her experience researching individuals using local archives.

Participating institutions include King County Archives, Lakeside School Archives, Seattle Municipal Archives, Providence Archives at Seattle, National Archives and Records Administration at Seattle, Seattle Public Schools Archives, Washington State Archives Puget Sound Regional Branch, Seattle Genealogical Society, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections, and the Museum of History and Industry.

The Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We support universal access to information and ideas, and form strong partnerships with community organizations to offer classes and workshops that are accessible to all.