Closed July 4 - Happy Independence Day
July 24, 6:30 PM - Introduction to Genealogy Have you watched the Ancestry.com commercials and thought, “I want to do that“ ? Have you asked questions and made notes about your family, and now feel ready to take the next step? Would you like to know what genealogical research involves and how to start? Would you like a computer program to help you keep your information organized? This is the class for you. Genealogy is neither as easy as the commercials and TV programs make it sound nor as complicated as it used to be. Take the first step -- come to our free class and find out if this is the hobby for you. Pre-registration requested at firstname.lastname@example.org
SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Seminar – Coming Saturday, October 12 -The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be hosting the SwedGen genealogists and Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital for an amazing day of Swedish research classes and individual 30 minute consultations. Topics include: Archiv Digital (Using Swedish church records online); DISBYT,DIS family tree database (The Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden); EmiWeb (covering immigration & emigration); Lanmateriet (Swedish mapping, cadastral & land registration authority); Swedush online and CD resources and Swedish culture. Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois. Watch here for further information, pre-registration and appointments for one-on-one consultations. There will be no fee for this seminar. This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!