Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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Date Title Teacher # wks Time




Jan 4 Using GEDCOM in Personal Ancestral File (PAF) Miller 1     10:30A
Jan 5 Intro to Personal Ancestral File (PAF) Miller 1      1:30P
Jan 8 Using GEDCOM in RootsMagic Miller 1     10:30A
Jan 8 Genealogy and Family History in the Digital Age Matteson 1      7:00P
Jan 9 East Bay Genealogical Society Meeting
monthly     10:00A 
Jan 9 Mac Users Workshop George monthly      7:00P
Jan 15 Intro to Roots Magic Miller 1     10:30A
Jan 15 AAGSNC* - Louisiana Study
monthly      6:30P
Jan 18    Intro to Roots Magic Miller      1:30P  
Jan 22 Documentation in RootsMagic Miller 1       10:30A
Jan 23 African American Workshop   Collins monthly      6:30P
Jan 25    Documentation in RootsMagic Miller 1      1:30P   
Jan 29    CGS Intermediate Series Begins (Probate) Johnston 1 of 10      10:30A   
Jan 29    AAGSNC* - Beyond the Census Workshop
1      6:30P   

Introduction to Personal Ancestral File (hands-on) - Instructor, Ken Miller - This is a hands-on introduction to the free genealogical data management program, Personal Ancestral File (PAF). It will cover how to open the program, entering data, documentation and adding pictures. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts.  We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive if you have one.

Introduction to Roots Magic - Instructor, Ken Miller - This is a hands-on introduction to the genealogical data management program Roots Magic. It will cover opening the program, entering data, using templates for sources and notes, and adding pictures. The Webinar on Using RootsMagic will be included on the CD that will be given to participants. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts. We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive if you have one.

African-American Workshop - Encountering challenges overcoming those brick walls while conducting your family's African American genealogical research? Unsure of which research strategies and techniques can assist you in locating your ancestors? Are you unable to conduct your research beyond the magical year of 1870, (the first year African Americans were enumerated in the U.S. Census)? If you said yes to any of these questions, then the African American Research Workshop (AARW) may be the remedy to your genealogical challenges! The workshop is scheduled the fourth Wednesday of each month. Instruction takes place during convenient evening hours; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Individual assistance is provided from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. No pre-registraton necessary! Genealogy and Family History in the Digital Age. (For beginners and those returning to genealogy) - This class will give you a broad overview of how family history has changed with the aid of the Internet, some basics on keeping it simple, organizing, reducing the paper, and moving forward without being overwhelmed.