Genealogy Workshops

MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library is offering genealogy classes free to the public this summer, starting Thursday, July 18.
The classes are:
Getting Started in Genealogy — Thursday, July 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Learn how to start a genealogy journey. What is a Pedigree Chart or a Family Group sheet? What software to use to track my family research? Are there free or low-cost online resources for looking up my family?
Ancestry Library Edition — Thursday, July 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m. The library subscribes to Ancestry.com, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. Learn about the different resources found with Ancestry and the best way to search. This class is for beginners and more experienced genealogists looking to become more familiar with online resources.
AmericanAncestors and HeritageQuest — Thursday, Aug. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m. The library subscribes to AmericanAncestors and HeritageQuest. Learn how to use each resource. AmericanAncestors focuses on New England and New York. HeritageQuest on American History and is the only genealogy database the library subscribes to which is accessible from home. This class is for beginners and more experienced genealogists looking to become more familiar with online resources.
FamilySearch and Other Free Resources — Thursday, Aug. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. There are many free resources online that can help you with your genealogy. The biggest and best known is Familysearch.org. Learn about all the gems that can be found on this Website and other free sources online. This class is for beginners and more experienced genealogists looking to become more familiar with online resources.
Call 279-4303 to register for any of these classes.