Roots Project Report

Roots Project: Making Connections Through Roots

The Roots Project was completed by the students in May 2014. Below are materials and documents created for this project that we are sharing to make it possible for this program to replicated by other libraries and heritage organizations.

Washington State Libraries First Tuesdays Webinar describing the Roots Project

Burlington Library Foundation

Mentor Recruiting Forms

Calendars of meetings, events and classes

Curriculum Materials

A binder was compiled for each student and mentor that contained 

Teacher/Librarian Assignments and Permission Slips

Publicity and Posters


Budget (PDF)

Burlington Public Library
820 E. Washington Avenue
Burlington, WA 98233
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For research resources to support this project, see our biography and genealogy page. Funding for this project is provided by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Grant

Thanks to a grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Burlington Library Foundation is launching a year-long inter-generational program in partnership with the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society. The "Making Connections through Roots Project" is designed to educate teens and community genealogists on basic library research skills. Read the press release (PDF).

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Roots Project Students Projects Completed!