Campbell County Public Library System, VA

Roots Club: Genealogy and Research Learning

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April 9, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Different branches of the Campbell County Public Library System
Jordan Welborn


The Roots Club meets from 10:30 am to noon on the second Monday of the month in different locations. Please check the description for each program for the specific library.

The first hour will be a presentation by a topical expert and the final half hour can be used for networking and informal collaboration among members. For more information, call 434-332-9657.

March 12: Personal Digital Archiving, Staunton River Memorial Library, Altavista – Learn how to digitize photos, slides, and home videos. We will also touch on best practices for digital file organization and storage. Public Services Librarian Emily Correa will guide us through the process.

April 9: Archives in Amherst: Timbrook Library – Join Museum Director Octavia Starbuck and genealogist Midge Elliott to find out about research materials available at the Amherst County Museum and Genealogy Research Library, as well as best practices for seeking help with their resources.

May 14: Roundtable Discussion, Campbell County Public Library, Rustburg – Bring your tips, tricks, and a list of things you learned the hard way. This is your chance to share your own personal knowledge about genealogical research and learn from one another. Interim Library Director Jordan Welborn will facilitate the discussion and share words of advice as well.

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  • Main Branch and Timberlake Area

    434-332-9697 (fax)

    M, W, TH, F:
    9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Tues: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    434-237-6784 (fax)

    M, W, F:
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    T, TH: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    Sat: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Altavista and Brookneal

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    434-369-1723 (fax)

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    M, T, W, Friday:
    9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    TH: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    434-376-1111 (fax)

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    Tues: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    W, TH:
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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