CLAYTON LIBRARY FRIENDS

All members are invited to the CLF Board meetings and, with a submitted request, you can address the Board. Please come and see what we are doing on your behalf.

All meetings are posted on our Events page.

2020 Membership Renewal

Online renewal of CLF membership is now available. Visit our Membership Renewal page for details. To renew by mail, follow the instructions on this printable membership form

Upcoming CLF Meetings

Upcoming Events

NGS Filby Award

CLF is thrilled to announce that our own, Susan "Sue" Kaufman, manager of Clayton Library, was the much deserved, recent winner of the NGS Filby Award for Genealogical Leadership. Aside from the tremendous honor associated with the award, Sue also received a $1,000 prize. The award was presented to her during Librarians' Day, an event held each year during the conference. [Full Story]

Volunteer Opportunities

Clayton Library is currently seeking a microprint desk volunteer for the 3pm-5pm shift on the 1st Saturday of each month.

See the Volunteer Page for more information!

CLF February Meeting - Joint Event

In honor of African-American History Month, the GENERAL MEETING AND PROGRAM OF CLAYTON LIBRARY FRIENDS FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2020 will NOT be held as usual in the Clayton Library Carriage House but INSTEAD we will be gathering for a FREE seminar held at 10:00 a.m. in the Holocaust Museum which is located directly across the street from Clayton Library, Center for Genealogical Research. View the event page for full details.

In Memoriam Marje Harris

Margaret Jean (Marje) Harris, long-time member of Houston Genealogical Forum, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019 in Houston.

Marje was a former Manager of the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston and a frequent speaker to many genealogy societies in the Houston area. Besides her occasional presentations at HGF monthly meetings and service on the HGF Board, she also introduced many HGF members to proper genealogical research practices during the ten years she gave HGF-sponsored classes on Beginning Genealogy.

Services will be held on Sunday, December 29 at Forest Park Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale. The viewing will be from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and the graveside service at 3 pm.

She will also be remembered at the HGF January meeting on Saturday, January 4th.

Sue Kaufman Named TxSGS Fellow

The Texas State Genealogical Society awarded Susan Kaufman with the status of Fellow at our 2019 Family History Conference at their Awards Banquet on October 12th in Houston.

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