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Genealogy classes at Allen County Public Library

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Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from March 6, 2016 until March 12, 2016

Daily from March 24, 2016 until March 26, 2016

Location: The Genealogy Center, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza

Phone: 260-421-1225

Email: Genealogy@ACPL.Info

Link: http://www.genealogycenter.org

Event Description

February 23, 2016 Updated Feb 23, 2016 at 12:21 PM EDT

March Madness: Genealogy Style
Join us for annual March Madness! Our theme is “Brick Walls: Overcoming Barriers in Your Genealogical Research.” Score some great tips on solving those genealogy challenges the first week of March as The Genealogy Center unveils our new Discovery Center. Classes include:

Sunday, March 6, 2016, 1:00 p.m., Discovery Center - “Common Sense Problem Solving: Two Case Studies”
Presenter: Delia Bourne

Monday, March 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m., Discovery Center - “Forenames: First and Foremost—First Names, Nick Names, Called Names, Initials, and Clues to Further Your Research”
Presenter: Michael Clegg

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m., Discovery Center - “Breaking Through the Brick Wall: 14 Steps for Re-thinking and Solving Genealogical Problems”
Presenter: John Beatty

Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 7:00 p.m., - ACGSI Meeting “Gaining Insight into a Life with School Research”
Presenter: Adam Barrone

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 p.m., Discovery Center - “Breaking Through the Brick Wall”
Presenter: Melissa Tennant

Friday, March 11, 2016, 10 a.m., Discovery Center - “Surnames: Last, but Not Least—Surnames and Clues to Further Your Research”
Presenter: Michael Clegg

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10 a.m., Discovery Center - “Working with a Single Record”
Presenter: Cynthia Theusch

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Celebrate Women’s History Month

Join The Genealogy Center in celebration of Women’s History Month! With three days of events, ranging from sessions on noteworthy Indiana female authors and journalists to learning how females were recorded in newspapers as well as other genealogical documents, there is much to celebrate at The Center!

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 6:60pm-7:30pm, Genealogy Discovery Center
“Famous Female Hoosier Writers,” Allison Singleton

Friday, March 25, 2016, 10:00am-11:00am, Genealogy Discovery Center
“Nature’s Storyteller – Appreciating the Life and Work of Gene Stratton-Porter,” Barbara Olenyik Morrow

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 10:00am-11:00am, Genealogy Discovery Center
“Finding Women in Newspapers,” Delia C. Bourne

To register for any of these free events, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info




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