Sunday, January 13, 2013

January 2013 Classes at the Sacramento FamilySearch Library

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The Sacramento FamilySearch Library (aka Sacramento Family History Center) has announced the following public classes for January.  See their website for location, hours and other helpful information like signing up for email updates.  The classes are free so hopefully you will take full advantage of this service to the genealogical community.

Noon - RootsMagic Users Group - Linda Lucky
Join us at our RootsMagic Users Group meeting held the 3rd Wednesday of each month 12:00-1:15pm. Meetings will include: Webinars, Group Discussions, and Demonstrations.

2pm - What's New at Linda Lucky
The NEW and IMPROVED FamilySearch site lets you search and view nearly 1 billion digitized historical records for free, with billions more still to come.  The new site also integrates resources from the old one, allowing you to tap previously separate databases all at once.

7pm - HELP! I'm one step away from being featured on that TV Show HOARDERS - Kim Parker
How to tackle the genealogy monster and get organized once and for all.

Noon - Reunion for Mac Special Interest Group -Ron Setzer
We meet the 4th Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome.  We will brainstorm solutions to users' problems and questions.  One of the main issues to be discussed will be beginner's questions and the Reunion 10 update.

2pm - County Histories - Glenda Lloyd
County Histories may give you the background on a particular community from a historical perspective.  Many include biographical sketches,

7pm - Family Tree Webinar - This is a special live broadcast from Salt Lake City.

2pm - Scandinavian Research - Mel Stephensen
A brief outline of the geography and history of Scandinavia. Purposes of Scandinavian genealogical records and their accessibility.  Role of the State Church in creating these records.  Some customs in the use of names.  A study of the languages and handwriting of these records.  A survey of the parish, census, probate and civil records.  An introduction to the Scandinavian records found online. Class ends with a practice trial of reading some parish registers from all three countries.

7pm - Finding Your Genealogy Books Online - Alton Sissell
Class will address plus Google Books and the out of print websites.

posted by Denise H. Richmond

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