Virtual Family History Day at HEPL

The 2nd Annual Family History Day at the Hamilton East Public Library has gone virtual!

Join us on October 3rd at 9:30a.m. for a roundtable discussion on “DNA Tips and Tricks of the Pros.” A panel of professional genealogists will share their favorite tips, tricks and tools for getting the most out of your DNA results. Bring your DNA questions to ask the professionals in this informal, virtual roundtable discussion.

After we take a short break to grab a snack and something to drink, CIDIG Presenter Steven Frank will walk us through an online demonstration of which will begin at 11:30am.

The event is free but registration is required.

Register here:

One on One Consultations

Do you have a DNA mystery you need expert help to solve?  The Central Indiana DNA Interest Group offers one-on-one consultation sessions to help guide you through the process of using DNA testing to solve your genealogical problems.  Sessions are 20 minutes in length and are available between 10:30a.m. and 12:30p.m.

The consultations are free, but registration is required. To schedule an appointment for a free DNA consultation, please e-mail: All appointment requests must be submitted five (5 ) business days before the event. Please include in your email the DNA questions and related information that you would like to have addressed.

Upcoming sessions:

  • May 11th, 2019 – Indiana State Library 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.


  • July 13th, 2019 – Indiana State Library 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.


  • August 10th – Indiana State Library 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.


  • September 14 – Indiana State Library 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.

Please bring a computer or tablet device and any information you wish for the experts to review.  If you wish to meet with a particular expert, please note that in the comment section when signing up (note: it may not always be possible to accommodate everyone’s preferences).