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Genealogy Basics, Part 1

October 21, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

October 22, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Searching for your orphaned ancestors

October 22, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
Join Gail O'Hara as she guides you on a genealogy search for orphan information.  This presentation includes states facilitating reunions between adoptees and birth relatives, online research with Ancestry Library Edition, historical overviews, ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
This class is an introduction to genealogy for tweens and teens, ages 9-18.  We will cover the basic concepts of how a pedigree family tree is organized, how to begin researching, and how to verify information for accuracy. Though we won't ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Lab

October 25, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Introduction to Genealogy Research

October 28, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Learn Genealogy research through Ancestry, Heritage Quest, etc.  Students need names, dates, and locations of people to be researched on the databases.  Bring your own thumb drive for articles to be printed.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Advanced Genealogy Research

October 28, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
The 1-3 genealogy classes require completion of one of the introductory classes given from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the advertised dates.  The advanced afternoon classes include one-on-one assistance in genealogy research.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in genealogy or building your family tree? Let us help! Visit our genealogy volunteer for one-on-one assistance. See the Reference Desk for more information. (Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 941-861-1744 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

November 4, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Description:
Join Gail O'Hara as she guides you on a genealogy search for orphan information.  This presentation includes information on states facilitating reunions between adoptees and birth relatives, online research with Library Edition software, hi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

November 5, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Research Genealogy - Session I

November 8, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest.  Bring along your family names, dates, and locations of your ancestors.  Computers are provided. Introductory sessions: 10 a.m. - noon. Advanced classes:  1...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Research Session II (Advanced Class)

November 8, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
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.  Computers are provided. Introductory sessions: 10 a.m. - noon. Advanced classes:  1...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogical Society of Sarasota Program & Meeting.

November 9, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
This month: Peggy Jude: Ramp Up Your Genealogy with Social Media. Peggy began family research when she was 15, continued while in college going to courthouses and cemeteries.  While in Minnesota she served on the board of the Minnesota Genealogi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Lab

November 12, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Research - Introductory Class

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
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 is required and limited to 10 participants. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Research - Advanced Class

November 15, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
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 is required and limited to 10 participants. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Genealogy Research

November 18, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

November 18, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Advanced Genealogy Research

November 18, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

November 19, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Lab

November 22, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Introduction to Genealogy Research

November 25, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Learn Genealogy Research through Ancestry, Heritage Quest, etc.  Students need names, dates, and locations of people to be researched on the databases.  Bring your own thumb drive for articles to be printed.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Advanced Genealogy Research

November 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
The 1-3 p.m. genealogy classes require completion of one of the introductory classes given from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the advertised dates.  The advanced afternoon classes include one-on-one assistance in genealogy research. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in genealogy or building your family tree? Let us help! Visit our genealogy volunteer for one-on-one assistance. See the Reference Desk for more information. (Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 941-861-1744 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

December 2, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

December 3, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...