Welcome to the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

April Program – “Open House and Used Book Sale”. Open to the public, this event allows you to visit the library, get help with your family tree and buy an interesting book on local history at a bargain. Join us  to learn more about the Society, our library and our various genealogy resources. Scheduled for Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, the program will be held at the OBCGS Library.

The public is invited so send the flyer below to your friends who may want to attend!

See the list below for book titles for sale on Saturday, April 21:

Click here for the 2018 April Program Flyer

Click here for the Books For Sale April 2018

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