Campbell County Public Library System, VA

Roots Club: Genealogy & Research Learning

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When:
July 10, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
2017-07-10T10:30:00-04:00
2017-07-10T12:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nan Carmack
434-332-9658

Best Practices for Using FindAGrave.com ~ August 14th, Campbell County Public Library, Rustburg

Ted Delaney, Executive Director of the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, will present best practices for using FindAGrave.com for genealogical research. Participants are invited to bring their own laptop for following along. Library laptops will also be made available for search trials.

September 11th: Using the Lynchburg Family History Center, Timbrook Library

Join our very own Becky Richardson and Jeanne Turnmire as they demonstrate best practices in using the LFHC and www.familysearch.org. This duo represents a collective 36 years of experience as LFHC consultants and researchers.

October 9th: The Great Ancestor Photo Hunt, Staunton River Memorial Library, Altavista

Wendy Allen, librarian from the Roanoke City Library’s Virginia Room, will teach search techniques to finding ancestral photos, giving faces to names on your family tree!

November 13th: Turn Your Research Into Meaningful Gifts, Patrick Henry Memorial Library, Brookneal

You’ve done the research, now delight your family with an array of gift options that shares your work, for example, a family recipe printed on a tea towel, etc! Mary Gough, local historian and CC Historical Society board member, will guide us through the options!

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, visit the website below or call (434)332-9560.

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  • Hours

    Rustburg
    Monday, Wednesday- Friday:
    9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Tuesday: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Timbrook
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Tuesday & Thursday: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    Monday-Wednesday, Friday:
    9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    Tuesday: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    Wednesday & Thursday:
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Ask us Anything

    Rustburg
    rb@co.campbell.va.us
    434-332-9560
    434-332-9697 (fax)

    Timbrook
    tbl@co.campbell.va.us
    434-592-9551
    434-237-6784 (fax)

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    srml@co.campbell.va.us
    434-369-5140
    434-369-1723 (fax)

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    phml@co.campbell.va.us
    434-376-3363
    434-376-1111 (fax)

    Library Director, Nan Carmack
    nbcarmack@co.campbell.va.us
    434-332-9658

  • Find us

    Rustburg
    684 Village Hwy.
    Rustburg, VA 24588

    Timbrook
    18891 Leesville Rd.
    Lynchburg, VA 24501

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    500 Washington Street
    Altavista, VA 24517

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    204 Lynchburg Avenue
    Brookneal, VA 24528

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