This week certainly flew by, and it’s already time for another roundup:
- Tonight is the first new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? in a couple of weeks. Tune in to NBC at 8/7 Central for actress Susan Sarandons family history journey. (Check your local listingswere hearing the shows airing at different times in some areas.)
- A call to action is circling the blogosphere regarding the possible closure of the Boston Public Librarys Microtext Department and Newspaper Room. The contents would be distributed to alternate locations within and outside of the citys Central Library. Blogger Dick Eastman, whos based not far from the library, has more details and suggestions for taking action.
- The National Archives will celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month (and the upcoming Civil War sesquicentennial) May 27 at 7 pm, with a free panel discussion program called the Jewish Experience During the Civil War.
We’ll post next week’s news corral from the National Genealogical Society conference in Salt Lake City. Typically, genealogy companies save juicy announcements for a conference, so stay tuned right here.