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Genealogy Day

Event Type: Adult
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 5/3/2014
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 Join us for Genealogy Day 2014! Genealogy Day is free and open to the public! Registration begins on Friday, February 14, 2014. The library opens at 9 am, and the event will run from 9:30 am to 4 pm.

This year's theme is "Pinning Down the People, Papers, and Places of your Past" which will feature the following speakers:
Tina Beaird - Pinning Down Your Past—Social Media Meets Genealogy
Mark Hayes - Traveling While Dead — Documenting Your Ancestor’s Journey to the Grave
Marsha Peterson-Maass - How Will I Ever Organize My Piles Into Files?

The event will also include an opportunity to consult Bruce Troyer, local Photography Instructor and Identification Expert, and Studio 300's Anna Gillespie, an expert in digital imaging software and scanning technology. Registered participants can bring in two photos for Bruce to examine. Walk-up participants will be taken as time allows. Anna will be giving demonstrations in how to use new scanning equipment, so bring two photos, negatives, or slides and an 8 GB flash drive if you would like to save copies of your digitized items. You can register for photo identification consultation online or you can call and register by phone at (630) 685-4176.

Participants are asked to bring a brown-bag lunch or pre-order a lunch from Brooks Café. Due to Limited Parking, please carpool or make arrangements to be dropped off for this event.

For further questions, please contact Debra Dudek (630) 685-4201 or by e-mail
Library: Fountaindale Public Library
Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
Registration Ends: 5/2/2014 at 9:00 PM
Contact: Debra Dudek
Contact Number: 630-685-4201
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.

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