Gen Program: Genealogy Basics and More!

Welcome to this week’s Tree Talk Tuesday post. At the beginning of each month we like to give our readers a run down of Genealogy Programs going on here at the library, as well as with our local Genealogy Society.  As was mentioned in a previous post, October is Family History Month, so there are many program opportunities available. Here is the run down with descriptions of each program. For more information about registering or attending the programs click the program title you are interested.

Saturday October 4th: Genealogy Basics
   Learn how to research, organize and trace your family tree.

Saturday October 4th: Using the Federal Census Effectively
   Learn what the Federal Census can tell you about your family.

Thursday October 9: Ghost Stories from the Cemetery
    Members of the  Stark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will be sharing stories of
           their researching their family history in cemeteries.

Saturday October 11: Ohio Courthouse Records
   Learn what records are kept by Ohio Courthouses and who to research them.

Saturday October 11: Finding Records Online
   Learn what resources are available digitally to trace your family tree.

Saturday October 18: Genealogy Databases
    Learn what databases are available to research your family history at the SCDL

Saturday October 18: Genealogy Computer Programs
     Learn how Family Tree Maker and RootsMagic can help to organize and share your Family Tree.

Thursday October 23: Effectively Using Ancestry.com
    Learn tips and tricks to finding family on Ancestry.com. (Class seating is limited)

Saturday October 25: 4th Annual Diggin’ In the Dark: Genealogy After Hours 
     Join us for a night for a full evening o family history research. Mingle and share will fellow researchers as you discover the details of your ancestry. No previous genealogy experience
necessary. Special guest speaker: Lee Horrisberger will be presenting a program titled “Looking  for the Silver Lining” an investigation of the best practices for dating images, and  preserving old family negatives and prints. (Registration is required to attend this event)

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