Thursday, October 4, 2012

Free Genealogy Program at the Sacramento Central Library

You are invited to attend the following free genealogy program at the Sacramento Central Library, at 828 I Street in Sacramento, this Saturday:
Saturday, October 6th, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, in the West Meeting Room:
Beginning Genealogy: How to Trace Your Family History
Speaker: Karen Burney

Description: This class will teach you the steps for tracing your ancestry. Learn what records and resources are available, as well as how and where to find your family's information. Karen will also give tips for organizing your research.

About the Speaker
Karen Burney has spent over 20 years researching her family history. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) and the Founder of the African American Genealogy Group known as The Roots Exchange and Education Society (TREES). She has researched many areas of genealogy but her primary areas of interest are the Civil War and the Antebellum South. As an instructor, she has taught classes on a variety of topics, including Beginning Genealogy, Texas and Louisiana Research, Digital Scrapbooking, Oral History, Slave Research and Using Genealogy to Plan your Family Reunion.

Parking: On Saturdays, the only free parking close to Central Library is in the Sacramento County Jury Parking lot, which is an open lot between 8th and 9th and F and G Streets.

If you'd like to register for this class, or need more information, please contact Beth Daugherty, Genealogy Services Librarian, at

Submitted by Beth Daugherty
Posted by Denise H. Richmond

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