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Genealogy Research: Research in General Part I

Event Type: Computer Classes
Date: 10/12/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Three-part course: registration is required for either or all parts.

Part I: Research in General (an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition)
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Librarian Dan Hubbs
Start tracing your family tree by searching census records and other sources available through the library's website. The class focuses on Ancestry Library Edition.

Part II: Research: Jewish Heritage for beginning researchers
Thurs., Oct. 19, 2-3:30 p.m.
Explore the website www.Jewishgen.org with a discussion from expert researcher, Linda Morzillo, who highlights research issues unique to Jewish/Eastern European genealogy. Participants may ask questions and get individualized help near the end of the session. Participants should visit www.jewishgen.org BEFORE this class, and register on the site to make the most efficient use of class time.
Instructor: Linda Morzillo with Dan Hubbs

Part III: Creative Ways to Use Your Findings
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kathy Handy
Participants learn to creatively use their genealogical findings to make personal records for future generations through digital scrapbooking, slideshows, T-Shirts, and other avenues. Incorporating scanned historic documents, sound, music, movies, narration, video, and photographs is covered.

Location: Computer Lab
Other Information:
 This is an intermediate level class. An intermediate level learner is someone who has good mouse and keyboard skills and who can open and close applications, but needs further instruction with applications such as email, word processing, or other office software. Intermediate courses prepare you for advanced level courses offered by the library.
Both phone and online registration begin Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Call 518-584-7860 ext. 257 to register by phone, or visit www.sspl.org and click EVENTS CALENDAR to register online.
Phone Registration Instructions:
Call instructor, Kathy Handy, at 518-584-7860 ext. 257 beginning Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 and leave a message with your name, phone number, email address if you wish, and specific class requests.
If you leave your email address, you will receive a system-generated email confirmation. You may have to verify your email address by responding to a first-time email from the system to give us permission to send future emails. Please check your spam folder in case our system email lands there due to filters in your email service.
For phone-only registrations, please expect a return phone call within a week to confirm registration.
Online Registration Instructions:
Visit www.sspl.org and click EVENTS CALENDAR beginning Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, then locate the computer class of choice (in orange), select it, scroll to the bottom of the screen, and complete the online form for that class.
No early registrations are accepted.
Phone and online registration will be ongoing until classes are full.
Anyone age 16 or older may register regardless of residency. No proof of residency required. For a small printing fee, optional handouts are available to accompany each class.
Students with disabilities are welcome to enroll and are asked to bring a volunteer assistant. Otherwise, please contact Kathy Handy ahead of time and if a volunteer is available, the library will match you with one. Ask Kathy Handy for details.
Contact: Kathy Handy
Contact Number: 518-584-7860 x257
Presenter: Dan Hubbs and ZoŽ Nousiainen
Status: Closed


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