Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Family History Open House - Presented by Northland Public Library and North Hills Genealogists

Saturday, May 15 from 9:00am-4:00pm

Curious about your family history? Not sure how or where to begin? Come to the Family History Open House at Northland Public Library. We will have professional genealogists, librarians and volunteers available to help you get started in this fun and exciting hobby. Come see free resources available to you at Northland Public Library. Talk with others who may be searching for ancestors in the same places you are. Programs throughout the morning will be repeated in the afternoon. No registration required.

Introduction to genealogy:
“Your Own Detective Story” presented at 9:30am & 1:00pm by Elissa Powell, Certified Genealogist

Computer demonstrations:
HeritageQuest - Online database demonstration presented at 10:30am & 2:00pm by Amy Steele, Librarian
Ancestry Library Edition - database demonstration presented at 11:00am & 2:30pm by Amy Steele, Librarian

Volunteers available throughout the day:
Volunteers available during the day for family history consultations and to look up family history information using HeritageQuest Online and Ancestry Library Edition.

Local cemetery books will be available for purchase in the Book Nook.

Handouts will include:
-Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets to help get you started
-Brochures for local history and genealogy resources
-Flyers for upcoming family history events in the area
-Brochures for local genealogy and history associations
-Booklists to help you get started

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