Join the Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society for Late Night at the Library, an evening of genealogy research at Main Library. On Friday, November 4, the Main Library will close at its regular time of 6 pm, and reopen for genealogists from 6:30 to 10:30 pm. Mingle with fellow researchers as you uncover the details of your ancestry. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. Parking in the High-Market deck adjacent to the library is free after 6:00 pm. For additional information contact the Special Collections Division by phone: 330.643.9030 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> .
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Sunday, July 24, 2011
The Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society are pleased to present "Discovering Your Ancestors Online" on Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. This FREE day-long program will take place in the auditorium of Main Library, located at 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326.
Featured speakers are: Laura Prescott, current President of the Association of Professional Genealogists and a consultant at Footnote.com; ProQuest Training Specialist Edward Loera; and Judith Porter, Director of the Family History Center in Tallmadge, Ohio.
9:30 - 9:45 Introductions
9:45 - 10:45 Genealogy Research Online: Sites and Strategies That May Surprise You (Laura Prescott)
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Find Your Family on Footnote.com (Laura Prescott)
12:00-1:15 Lunch on your own
1:15 - 2:15 Ancestry (Edward Loera)
2:15 - 2:30 Break
2:30 - 3:30 Heritage Quest (Edward Loera)
3:30 - 4:30 Family Search - The Largest Source of Free Genealogy (Judith Porter)
Parking is free in the High-Market Parking Deck. To sign-up, contact the Special Collections Division at 330-643-9030 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit http://sc.akronlibrary.org/classes-events/discovering-your-ancestors-online/.