Kay Spears will start the week on Monday, October 19, 2015, with “The Mysteries of Microsoft for Beginners: Microsoft Word.” Explore the basics of creating a manuscript using Microsoft Word, including techniques on the manipulation of photographs and images, with helpful hints for preparing a book for printing. Be there, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Computer Classroom. Register early. Space is limited. Call 260-421-1225 or send an email to register.


On Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Sara Allen will help you with “Making Sense of Your DNA Test Results” at 6:30-7:30 p.m., in Meeting Room A. Have you taken a DNA test for genealogical purposes? Learn the basics of how to interpret and understand your results, then move forward with your research using this new-found information.


Wednesday, October 21, 2015 will see the monthly meeting of the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana’s Genealogy Technology Group, 7-8:30 p.m., in Meeting Room C. Genealogical research is enhanced by using computers, iPads, tablets, smart phones and other devices, as well as social media. ACGSI  invites everyone to attend this free open discussion about anything related to Internet research, computers, social media, software, websites, genealogy programs – and more – and how they enhance our genealogical research. Bring your questions and problems.


Curt Witcher will discuss “Online Resources off the Beaten Path: A Look at NUCMC, DPLA, and other Alphabetic Soup Bibliographic Sites,” on Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6:30-7:30 p.m., in Meeting Room BC. With so much information online, often bibliographic sites of great importance for genealogists are overlooked. The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, the Digital Public Library of America, and other mega sites will be explored.

To register for any of these free events, call 260-421-1225 or send an email.


Keep watching to see what’s up for Friday and Saturday. Or go ahead and check the brochure!