CANCELLATIONS
Kern County Genealogical Society Cancels Upcoming Genealogy Programming

WHAT IS THE CENSUS?

WHAT IS THE CENSUS?
WHY IS THE CENSUS IMPORTANT?
YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED
KERN COUNTS! HOW CAN YOU BE COUNTED?
WHEN WILL THE 2020 CENSUS HAPPEN?

JOIN IN THE CENSUS READING CHALLENGE

Challenge yourself to read during the 2020 Census. Track reading, participate in activities, win digital badges, and more! Sign up for the challenge at your local Library branch or online. Register using Beanstack to track reading online or with the mobile app.

CENSUS PROGRAMMING

During January through April 2020, all Kern County Library branches are hosting a range of census-inspired programming, including workshops on how to research your family genealogy, coloring stations full of fictional family tree coloring sheets, family-themed storytime, and more!

Library workshops, performances, and events are FREE and open to the public.  We’re adding more programs all the time! At times, programs may be re-scheduled or canceled without advance notice. Visit KCLevents.org to find out what’s new and to confirm the most up-to-date program information.

DISPLAYS AT ALL LIBRARIES

A HISTORY OF OUR COMMUNITY
HISTORIAL DE NUESTRA COMUNIDAD

Kern County is a rich, diverse home to many people from many places. View our displays to learn more about the history of our County.

CARRYOUT CRAFTS

ME AND MY FAMILY FINGER PUPPETS 
MANUALIDAD PARA LLEVAR YO Y MI FAMILIA

Celebrate the 2020 Census by picking up this take-home craft from your local Kern County Library branch. You’ll get to make your very own family finger puppets!
Discover additional branch-specific Carryout Crafts in our full list of census-inspired family programming.

DOWNLOAD

ONGOING PROGRAMMING

EVERYONE COUNTS COLORING STATION
ESTACIÓN DE COLOREAR TODOS CONTAMOS

Celebrate the 2020 Census by expressing yourself through color! Pick up fictional family tree coloring sheets from your local Kern County Library branch.

 

Avengers
British Royal Family
Fantastic Four
Futurama
Game Of Thrones
Once Upon A Time
Star Wars
The Full House
The Malfoys and Potter
The Simpsons
The Weasleys
X-Men
The Lion King

ME AND MY FAMILY TREE
CREA TU AROBL GENEALÓGICO

Celebrate the 2020 Census by conducting your own family investigation. Gather the names for your family tree, draw or add pictures, and color to bring it to life!

CENSUS SCAVENGER HUNT
BUSQUEDA EN LA BIBLIOTECA

Celebrate the 2020 Census by searching the Library for specific books and other items, all while getting more familiar with our collection, in this inspired scavenger hunt.

COAT OF ARMS CREATIONS
CREA EL ESCUDO DE TU FAMILIA

Celebrate the 2020 Census by getting creative and making your own unique family crest!

DOWNLOAD

 

Discover more programming available at all Kern County Library branches with our online calendar at kclevents.org or view our online Census brochure.

GENEALOGY AT THE KERN COUNTY LIBRARY 

THE GENEALOGY ROOM @ THE BEALE
Mondays 1-4pm
Tuesdays – Saturdays 11am-4pm

Housed within the Beale Memorial Library, the Genealogy Room contains books, magazines, printed vital records, and books on
heraldry and family names. Volunteers from the Kern County Genealogical Society are available to assist you in researching your family tree.

THE KERN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The Kern County Genealogical Society (KCGS) has been collecting and preserving genealogical records of Kern County since 1964. Educate the general public in all areas of genealogical research. Establish, conduct, and manage the genealogical library. Preserve, collect, and disseminate genealogical data and family histories worldwide. Visit kerngenealogical.org to learn more and get involved.

THE CENSUS & GENEALOGY

WHAT IS GENEALOGY?
THE CENSUS IMPACTS GENEALOGY
THE 72-YEAR RULE
WHAT IS GENETIC GENEALOGY?
WHAT IS DNA?
HOW DOES DNA INFLUENCE GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH?

ONLINE RESOURCES FOR GENEALOGY RESEARCH

Access these resources to begin researching your genealogy through birth, marriage, and death records, as well as obituaries, gravesites, newspaper articles, and more.

FAMILYSEARCH.ORG
FINDAGRAVE.COM
WIKITREE.COM
KERN COUNTY LIBRARY RESEARCH
ANCESTRY.COM
ARCHIVES.GOV

LIBRARIES BELIEVE EVERYONE COUNTS

The Kern County Library is dedicated to supporting the U.S. Census Bureau in Kern County.
The Kern Complete Count Committee (KCCC) is working locally to ensure everyone is counted.

NO INTERNET? NO PROBLEM!

Complete your Census form online at the kiosk nearest you. Visit any of our Library locations. For the most up-to-date kiosk locations, as well as community kiosk locations, visit KernCounts.org

ARVIN
BAKERSFIELD
BORON
BUTTONWILLOW
CALIFORNIA CITY
DELANO
FRAZIER PARK
LAKE ISABELLA
LAMONT
MCFARLAND
MOJAVE
RIDGECREST
ROSAMOND
SHAFTER
TAFT
TEHACHAPI
WASCO
WOFFORD HEIGHTS

In partnership with the Kern Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census.

Post Author: