May 2020 Member Program


DNA Testing for Genealogy

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Central Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203


Cost: Free to members and the general public.

Program Description: Are you considering taking a DNA Test to learn about your heritage? Have you taken a test and want to learn more? Join us to learn the basics of genetic genealogy including the types of DNA testing, what testing can tell you, how DNA can be applied to genealogy research, and DNA testing for adoption/unknown parentage.


About the Presenter: Rhonda Hoffman is a long-time genealogy librarian who currently serves as the Genealogy Specialist in the Grosvenor Room at the Central Library in Downtown Buffalo. She has a Master of Library Science from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts in History from SUNY Geneseo. Ms. Hoffman enjoys spreading her addiction to genealogy by teaching genealogy classes, assisting library patrons, and through her work as editor of the Western New York Genealogical Society JOURNAL.

>> Presented in partnership with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library


Last updated: January 28, 2020