Roots Club: Genealogy & Research Learning
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.