Friday, 10 January 2014

Ottawa Public Library genealogy help

The following free sessions are now open for registration through the Ottawa Public Library at http://goo.gl/mJIF8d

Genealogy on the Internet (Part One)
Expand your basic repertoire of Internet sites for genealogy in this hands-on session. Internet experience is required.
Main
February 1, 2014, 9:30 am, 150 min

Using Ancestry Library
Discover the content and use of this popular genealogy database and learn some tips and tricks in this hands-on session. Internet experience is required.
Centrepointe 
February 15, 2014 - 10:00am, 120 mins.

Genealogy on the Internet (Part Two)
Expand your basic repertoire of Internet sites for genealogy in this hands-on session. Internet experience is required.
Main
March 1, 2014 - 9:30am, 150 mins.

Storing and Preserving Family History
Kyla Ubbink will show you how to stop the deterioration of your family’s historic documents, memorabilia and scrapbooks through the practice of archival preservation. Learn how to avoid damage, acquire safe handling techniques, explore digitization options, and gain knowledge in basic treatments that you can apply at home. Demonstrations on cleaning books, paper and more. Presented by Kyla Ubbink, professor of cultural preservation at Algonquin College and owner of Ubbink Book & Paper Conservation.
Centrepointe
March 15, 2014 - 10:30am, 90 mins.
Using Ancestry Library
Discover the content and use of this popular genealogy database and learn some tips and tricks in this Powerpoint presentation.
Sunnyside
March 27, 2014 - 6:30pm, 120 mins.

Discovering Genealogy Resources
How did people find information about their ancestors before online databases and Internet sites became popular? This workshop will focus on the basic types of print material for genealogy and family history research, and will include examples of resources which are available at the Ottawa Public Library.
Centrepointe
March 29, 2014 - 10:00am, 120 mins.

In addition Cumberland is offering free "Start your genealogy research" with a one-on-one hour-long reference appointment. Register for a session by calling 613-580-2954 x39876.

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