Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Indiana State Library To Host Family History Day

The Indiana State Library will hold a free all-day event on Saturday, October 25, 2008 in celebration of Family History Month.

Schedule:
8:15-8:50 am--Sign-in

8:50-9:00 am--Welcome

9:00-10:00 am--Back To Basics: Beginning Your Family History. There will be research guidelines for the beginning genealogist and reminders for the experienced researcher.

10:15-11:15 am--Family History Research at the Indiana State Library. This will be an introduction to the family history-related materials located within the State Library's collections.

11:15 am-12:30 pm--Lunch (On your own)

12:30-1:30 pm--Family History Resources at the Indiana State Archives. This will be an overview of the Indiana State Archives and their resources of interest to genealogists.

1:45-2:45 pm--Indiana State Library and Archives Q&A Panel. State Library and State Archives staff will field questions regarding resource availability and research techniques.

2:45-3:45 pm--Family History Tour. You will be given a tour of the many family history resources located at the Indiana State Library.

Registration is required--the deadline to register is October 22 (you may registration for individual events). To register, please call (317) 232-3689 or e-mail augonzalez@library.in.gov.

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