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Introduction to Genealogy Research

February 22, 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: 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

February 22, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
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: 6
Event Description:
The 1:30 pm – 3:30 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

February 25, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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. ...

Genealogy

February 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
The 1-3 p.m. genealogy classes require completion of one of the introductory classes given from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the advertised dates.  The advanced afternoon classes include one-on-one assistance in genealogy research. ...

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

March 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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

March 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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...

Preserving Your History

March 5, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Everyone has personal history and a family heritage. But do you know some simple tips to protect? Come join Libraries and Historical Resources’ Collections Curator, Lindsay Ogles, as she takes you through some simple ways to preserve your family...

Searching for Your Native American Ancestors

March 6, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Description:
Join Gail as she provides information and tips to help you locate your Native American ancestors.  ...
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: They Died of What? Understanding Causes of Death. Karen Fortin received a Bachelor's Degree in History and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida. She worked at the Barbara S...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

March 11, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Waitlist 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

March 11, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
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

March 13, 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: 7
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...

Searching For Your Native American Ancestors

March 15, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Description:
One-hour program detailing: acquisition of CDIB cards, tribal enrollment, Ancestral Dawes Rolls data for Native American names, dates and places, internet sites for researching the Bureau of Indian Affairs, census, and benefits through obtaining your...

Searching for Your Native American Ancestors

March 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
How to get started in Native American genealogy. Discussion includes CDIB cards, tribal enrollment, Ancestral Dawes Rolls data, and more. ...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

March 22, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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

March 22, 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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
The 1:30 pm – 3:30 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 ...

Searching for Your Native American Ancestors

March 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Description:
Searching For Your Native American Ancestors? Join Gail O'Hara as she explains all the various tools and resources available to help you search for your native American ancestry. At this one-hour program detailing: acquisition of CDIB cards, ...

Genealogy Research

March 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Introductory class to learn how to 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

March 27, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Advanced class - Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors. Completed of Introductory class is required.  Registration required, limited to ...
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Get Started in searching Native American Genealogy as part of the One Book One Community programs this year.  This discussion includes CDIB cards, Tribal enrollment, Ancestral Dawes Rolls data and more.  Killers of the Flower Moon by Dav...

Genealogy for Beginners -- Session 1

April 5, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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 genealogy. Seating is limited. Registration is required.  Session 1 covers...

Genealogy for Beginners - Session 2

April 5, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
The second session offers the advanced genealogy researcher one-on-one instruction in their personal genealogy quest. Seating is limited. Registration is required. ...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

April 8, 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: 7
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...

Genealogy Basics, Part 1

April 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: 7
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...

Advanced Genealogy Research

April 8, 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: 6
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 Basics, Part 2

April 9, 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: 7
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...
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: The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper. Cyndi Ingle. Owner, webmaster of Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet, a categorized index to more than 327,000 on-line resources.  A genealogist for more than 33 years, she is an activ...