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February 28, 2013

Genealogy, ebook classes to be offered at Huntington

Librarian Sarah Livingston

will offer a series of

genealogy programs during March.

The sessions are listed below and you can sign up for as many programs as you like.

Registration is required for all programs and may be done in person or by calling 432-1980.

All workshops are free. Computers will be available, courtesy of the Four County Library System traveling classroom.

Internet Resources

for the Genealogist

Online sites such as Familysearch.org, USGenWeb, Castle Garden, Find a Grave, email lists, and other sites will be covered in this program.

Both beginners and experienced users are welcome.

The session will be from 10 to 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.

Genealogy Research Time

For those who are compiling their family genealogies, take advantage of our Genealogy Research Time scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 15.

Computers will be available for genealogists to use Ancestry.com and other genealogy websites in the New York State Room.

Sarah Livingston will be available to offer assistance.

Internet Genealogy

New York State

Learn about various Internet resources with the focus on conducting New York state research.

You’ll learn about Familysearch.org, USGenWeb, Castle Garden, Fultonhistory, and other relevant New York state sites. This workshop is scheduled for 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19.

Ancestry.com Library Edition

At this workshop learn about the resources available on Ancestry.com library edition.

Databases of Ancestry along with searching tips and how-to’s will be covered.

Whether you’ve used this site before, or are new to it, this class will help you. Sarah will lead you through the site with research time included.

Scheduled for two different times from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, or 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 20.

Individual Genealogy Sessions

Sarah Livingston will offer one-on-one sessions for family researchers. Using book and Internet resources, Sarah will work with you to help with your genealogical research. She will be available for these sessions March 13 to March 21. Call or stop at the library to sign up for these sessions before March 13.

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