Sunday, September 30, 2007

Allen County Library Celebrates Family History Month

The Allen County Public Library (http://www.acpl.lib.in.us) in Fort Wayne will be celebrating Family History Month in a big way! They have scheduled genealogy programs for literally every day in October, as listed below (take special note of their "Midnight Madness" on Friday, October 26, when their Genealogy Center will stay open from 6 pm to midnight for extended research):

Monday, October 1, 2007--"Using Ancestry.com"--Delia Bourne
Computer Classroom, 2 – 3 pm

Tuesday, October 2, 2007--"Irish Civil Registration & Other Vital Records Sources"--Steve Myers
Meeting Room C, 2 – 3 pm

Wednesday October 3, 2007--Daughters of the American Revolution--"Research Assistance for Membership"
Genealogy Center, 9 am – 4 pm

Thursday October 4, 2007--"Griffith's Valuation & The Land Ordinance Survey Maps—What They Are, Why They Are Useful, and How to Use Them"--Steve Myers
Meeting Room C, 2 - 3 pm

Friday October 5, 2007--"Genealogy Searching in the Online Catalog"--Don Litzer
Computer Classroom, 10 am – 11 am

Saturday October 6, 2007--"Beginning Genealogy"--Margery Graham, Instructor (sponsored by the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana). $10 fee (pre-registration required)
Meeting Room C, 9:30 am – noon

Monday October 8, 2007--"Image Restoration"--Kay Spears
Meeting Room C, 2 - 4 pm

Tuesday October 9, 2007--"Making Genealogy Contacts via the Internet"--Don Litzer
Computer Classroom, 10 – 11 am

Wednesday October 10, 2007--Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana Meeting--"Uses of Early Correspondence and Stampless-Folded Letters"--Speaker John Kalb on Indiana Postal History
Meeting Room, 7 pm

Thursday October 11, 2007--"Preserving Your Family History Through Scrapbooking"--Dena Williamson
Meeting Room A, 10 – 11 am

Friday October 12, 2007--"WeRelate – the Genealogy Wiki"--Mary Kraeszig
Computer Classroom, 10 – 11 am

Saturday October 13, 2007--"Indiana Court Records"--John Beatty
Meeting Room B, 10 - 11 am

Sunday October 14, 2007--"The History of the Bourbon Whiskey Industry in Kentucky"--Mary D. Kraeszig
Meeting Room C, 2 – 3 pm

Monday October 15, 2007--"Using Flickr to Document Your Genealogy"--Sara Patalita
Meeting Room C, 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 16, 2007--"Who Went Where and Did What? Using Directories in One's Genealogical Research"--Curt Witcher
Meeting Room C, 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Wednesday October 17, 2007--Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana's Computer Interest Group Meeting
Meeting Room B, 7 pm

Thursday October 18, 2007--"Choosing and Using a Digital Camera for Genealogy"--Jeanne Stump
Meeting Room C, 7 pm

Friday October 19, 2007--"Genealogy Searching in the Online Catalog"--Don Litzer
Computer Classroom, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Saturday October 20, 2007--"Picturing Your Past: Scrapbooking Workshop"--Dena Williamson
Meeting Room A, 2 – 4 pm

Sunday October 21--"Introduction to Scottish Research"--Jeanne Stump
Meeting Room C, 2 - 3 pm

Monday October 22, 2007--"Using PERSI (Periodical Source Index)"--Delia Bourne
Computer Classroom, 2 – 3 pm

Tuesday October 23, 2007--"Using the Online Catalogs for Genealogy"--Mary Kraeszig
Computer Classroom, 2 - 3 pm

Wednesday October 24, 2007--"Using Local Sources"--Delia Bourne
Meeting Room C, 2 – 3 pm

Thursday October 25, 2007--"Creating a Family History Website 101"--Mary D. Kraeszig
Computer Classroom, 2 - 3 pm

Friday October 26, 2007--"Midnight Madness" (extended research hours)
Genealogy Center, 6 pm – midnight

Saturday October 27, 2007--"Using Ancestry.com"--Delia Bourne
Computer Classroom, 2 - 3 pm

Sunday October 28, 2007--"What's in a German Place Name"--Don Litzer
Meeting Room A, 2 - 3 pm

Monday October 29, 2007--"Not Just Ancestry: Learning About Genealogy and the Internet"--Don Litzer
Computer Classroom, 2 - 3 pm

Tuesday October 30, 2007--"Hidden Treasures: Genealogical Resources in Small Community Libraries"--Gregg Williamson
Meeting Room C, 7 - 8 pm

Wednesday October 31, 2007--"Haunted Fort Wayne"--Angie Quinn
Meeting Room A, 3 – 4 pm

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