Government Documents Round Table of Ohio -----

Fall 2002 Meeting

 Friday, November 8, 2002

Cleveland Public Library - Main Branch
Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium
325 Superior Avenue E, Cleveland Ohio

  • For conference information, contact Peter Thayer at (740)376-4361.
  • For directions, accommodations, parking, etc. contact Robin Gray at (216)623-2870.
Preliminary Agenda:
9:30 - 10:00  Registration and Refreshments
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome
10:15 - 11:00 Genealogical Research and Government Documents:  presented by Mr. Curt Witcher, Manager, Historical Genealogy Department.  Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 NODIS Products and Services
presented by Ms. Sharon Bliss, Community Information Specialist.  Northern Ohio Data and Information Service, Cleveland, OH
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch - on your own
 1:30 - 3:30 Business Meeting


The main branch of the Cleveland Public Library is located at 325 Superior Avenue E. For an excellent PDF map of downtown Cleveland, go to


No parking is available at CPL.  Suggested parking is at the BP Parking Garage across the street from the library.  All day parking is $12.50.   Please contact Robin Gray at or (216)623-2870.

Thursday Night Gathering

For those of you who are staying overnight on Thursday, November 7, we are planning to have dinner at Fat Fish Blue, 21 Prospect Ave., around 6:30.  Please RSVP Peter Thayer at or (740)376-4361 if you would like to attend.  RSVP's need to be in by Friday, October 25.

Suggested Hotel Accommodations  (call for rates and other information)

  • Hampton Inn Cleveland - Downtown
    1460 E. 9th Street
    1-800 HAMPTON
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cleveland Downtown
    623 Euclid Avenue
  • Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
    420 Superior Avenue
  • Sheraton Cleveland City Centre
    777 St. Clair Avenue


Lunch is on your own.  You will receive a packet at registration that will include a list of area restaurants.

Library Tours

Tours of Cleveland Public Library will be offered at 1:30 and 3:30.

Last revised 9/21/02