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Genealogy Workshop — 10/21/2015 @ 1 p.m. in the Memphis Room



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by | October 20, 2015 · 3:38 pm

Free Genealogy Workshops in May!

Free genealogy workshops will be offered on Tuesday nights in May.

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by | April 15, 2015 · 6:06 pm

It’s that time again – Genealogy Workshops start Wednesday!

October Genealogy Workshops

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by | September 29, 2014 · 5:56 pm

Genealogy Workshops Online

Each Wednesday in October we are offering free genealogy workshops here at the Central Library.  Thanks to Justin Thompson and the fine folks at our TV station, WYPL, you can watch the programs you missed:


African American Genealogy with Lanny Ross:


Preserving Family History with Willy Bearden:


Genealogy on the Internet with Laura Cunningham:

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Fall Genealogy Workshops – Wednesdays in October

‘Tis the season!

Our free genealogy workshops will take place again in October.  Don’t miss the chance to learn from our pros each Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm in Meeting Room C on the Lobby Level of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

October 3rd: Overview of Genealogy Source Materials with Terry Nelson (1-2 pm) and U.S. Census with Thomas Jones (2-3 pm).

October 10th: Genealogy on the Internet with Beverly Sullivan (1-3 pm).

October 17th: Immigration Records with Wayne Dowdy (1-2 pm) and Military Records with Jim Johnson (2-3 pm).

October 24th: Courthouse Records with Bettie Davis (1-3 pm).

October 31st: Tour of Genealogy Resources in the History Department with the Staff (1-3 pm).

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Genealogy Workshops

Our biannual genealogy workshops are almost here.  Join us each Wednesday in October to learn more about how to research and explore your family’s history.  These free classes will take place in the library’s meeting rooms from 1-3 pm each week of October, with a different area of interest being explored each week.  If you plan to attend, please call the History Department at 415.2742 to reserve a seat and ensure that we have handouts for you.

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