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Genealogy Research

December 19, 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors.  Registration required, limited to 10 participants.  ...

Genealogy Research

December 19, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors.  Registration required, limited to 10 participants.  ...

Libraries Closed Christmas Holiday

December 24, 2018
6:00am - 10:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library

Libraries Closed Holiday

December 25, 2018
6:00am - 10:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library

Introduction to Genealogy Research

December 28, 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Learn about genealogy research through Ancestry, Heritage Quest, and other databases. Students need names, dates, and locations of people to be researched on the databases. Bring your own thumb drive for articles to be printed. ...

Advanced Genealogy Research

December 28, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
The 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm genealogy session requires previous training from the introductory class at 10:30 am -12:30 pm. One on one research assistance will be available for advanced students. Students need names, dates, and locations ...

Library Closed for Holiday

January 1, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Description:
New Year's Day. ...

Genealogy Research

January 2, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors. Registration is required and limited to 10 participants. ...

Genealogy Research

January 2, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors. Registration is required and limited to 10 participants. ...

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

January 7, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
This computer-based genealogy course covers the following topics: why study genealogy; how to get started; what sources are available; and how to organize and present your research. Students will start researching their family history using the Libra...

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

January 8, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Students who attend Part 1 will continue to research their family history on the second day in Part 2 during which the class instructor is available to answer questions and help the students in their research. Basic computer skills are required. Brin...

Genealogy for Beginners -- Session 1

January 11, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Interested in finding out more about your family tree? Join us for this free instructional course on how to use library resources and databases to research your family history. Seating is limited. Registration is required.  ...

Genealogy for Beginners -- Session 2

January 11, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Interested in finding out more about your family tree? Join us for this free instructional course on how to use library resources and databases to research your family history. Seating is limited. Registration is required.  ...

Genealogical Society of Sarasota Program & Meeting.

January 12, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
This month: Chromosome Mapping (Live Webinar). Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D, J.D., is a professional genealogist specializing in DNA evidence.  He is the author of the long-running blog The Genetic Genealogist, and frequently gives...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

January 14, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Introduction to Genealogy: participants will follow the instructor as she uses her own ancestor to demonstrate the features of Ancestry.com library edition and HeritageQuest. This class is required in order to attend the Advanced Genealo...

Advanced Genealogy Research

January 14, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Advanced Research : Use your own ancestor to search Ancestry and HeritageQuest. To begin your personal search bring the complete name, dates (birth/death), and location of where this family member lived or might have lived. Instructor will provide gu...

Genealogy Lab

January 16, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Sign up to practice what you learned in Genealogy Basics, Parts 1 and 2, or to continue researching your family history using the library's Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest databases and/or genealogy websites.  Genealogy Lab is sel...

Library Closed for Holiday

January 21, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Description:
Martin Luther King Jr. ...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

January 25, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Learn about genealogy research through Ancestry, Heritage Quest, and other databases. Students need names, dates, and locations of people to be researched on the databases. Bring your own thumb drive for articles to be printed. ...

Advanced Genealogy Research

January 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
The 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm genealogy session requires previous training from the introductory class at 10:30 am -12:30 pm. One on one research assistance will be available for advanced students. Students need names, dates, and locations ...

Genealogy Research

January 30, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors.  Registration required, limited to 10 participants.  ...

Genealogy Research

January 30, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors.  Registration required, limited to 10 participants.  ...

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

February 4, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
This computer-based genealogy course covers the following topics: why study genealogy; how to get started; what sources are available; and how to organize and present your research. Students will start researching their family history using the Libra...

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

February 5, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Students who attend Part 1 will continue to research their family history on the second day in Part 2 during which the class instructor is available to answer questions and help the students in their research. Basic computer skills are required. Brin...

Genealogy for Beginners -- Session 1

February 8, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Interested in finding out more about your family tree? Join us for this free instructional course on how to use library resources and databases to research your family history. Seating is limited. Registration is required.  ...

Genealogy for Beginners -- Session 2

February 8, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Interested in finding out more about your family tree? Join us for this free instructional course on how to use library resources and databases to research your family history. Seating is limited. Registration is required.  ...

Genealogical Society of Sarasota Program & Meeting.

February 9, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
This month: Margaret Kapustiak: How Can Historical Societies Help Your Family Searches?  An untapped resource for you: local, ethnic, public and private resource centers are easy to find on the internet.  Some have on-line resources...