Sunday, September 17, 2017

Hurry - Free Webinars Offer Ends Sept 21st

Legacy Family Tree Webinars is celebrating their 7th Anniversary by allowing everyone access to their 15 most requested webinars.

Time is running out! The free week of viewing started on Thursday Sept. 14th and there are 4 days left to have a marathon of learning pleasure.

The original post is on Legacy News here.

Which classes are free?
  • Finding Your Early 1800s US Ancestors Online with James M. Baker, PhD, CG
  • Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners with Marian Pierre-Louis
  • Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy with Diahan Southard
  • FamilyBrowse - Another Way to Look at with Mary Kircher Roddy
  • Google Search Strategies for Common Surnames with Lisa Louise Cooke
  • Watch Geoff Live: Adding Online Records to Legacy with Geoff Rasmussen
  • Solutions for Missing and Scarce Records with Tom Jones, Ph.D, CG, CGL
  • Ten Hidden Resources Every Genealogist Should Know with Lisa Alzo
  • Tips and Tricks to Organizing Your Genealogy with Shannon Combs-Bennett
  • Digital Images for Genealogists and Technologists with Geoff Rasmussen
  • Locating Pennsylvania Vital and Religious Records with Lisa Alzo
  • Finding and Using Land Ownership Maps with Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
  • Using Evernote for Genealogy with Lisa Louise Cooke
  • 50 Websites Every Genealogist Should Know with Gena Philibert-Ortega
  • Crafting Ancestor Profiles from Start to Finish with Lisa Alzo

I have found that a membership to this service is well worthwhile.

Friday, September 15, 2017

DNA Special Interest Group Meeting September 20th

The DNA Special Interest Group Meeting will be held on Wed., September 20th at 7:30 pm in the Branch Office.

All are welcome and we will have our usual question and answer period.

Friday, September 1, 2017

"Canada 150, An Oshawa Perspective" (Lisa Terech, of the Oshawa Museums)

Our September meeting will take place at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 5th in the Auditorium of the Oshawa Public Library on Bagot St., Oshawa

"Canada 150, An Oshawa Perspective" (Lisa Terech, of the Oshawa Museums)

Oshawa Museums 60 Years

This year celebrates an important milestone in the history of Canada, marking 150 years since the British North America Act of 1867 came into effect, resulting in the creation of Canada. Our confederation was many years in the making, and our own Oshawa residents played important roles in the development and growth of our country. 

Mini-Talk: - by Stephen Wood, about usng the new indexes at the General Register Office of the U.K.

Our meetings are often streamed on YouTube starting at 7:30. Our channel for streaming is channel/UCiHiKL0pfzXzG- G9YARS8Sg/live 

Library parking is free after 6 p.m.

“This program is not sponsored by the Oshawa Public Library and does not carry any responsibility for its content”