The Genealogy Center has many opportunities in April to learn about genealogy and family history. Learn how to begin your research at the Beginning Genealogy Seminar on April 9 from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. Sessions include:
- How Do I Get Started?
- Methodology & Organization
- Question and Answer Session
- Tour of the Genealogy Center
The program is hosted by ACGSI. Call 260-672-2585 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to register. There is a $10 fee for this seminar.
In April, National Library Week is celebrated from April 11-15 and events are planned for Create Your Own Story @ The Genealogy Center.
Storytelling for Family Historians
April 11, 2011 6:30-7:30 pm
Learn the elements of a good story, why storytelling is important, how to tell a good story, and listen to a couple of stories as examples.
Scrapbooking Historical Photographs and Memorabilia
April 12, 2011 6:30-7:30 pm
How can boxes of photographs and paper memorabilia inherited from three different family members and covering a period of almost 100 years be merged into a single, cohesive historical scrapbook? This session will discuss considerations and methods for scrapbooking your historical photos and memorabilia, including materials, organization and more.
Recording Family Histories for the Ages
April 13, 2011 2:30-3:30 pm
The class will cover the very basics of video production to help you record the best possible oral history for your family that will be both viewable and understandable for generations to come.
Writing Your Family Stories
April 14, 2011 6:30-7:30 pm
This class will provide practical tips on writing our family stories from the data you have collected and the relatives you have interviewed. Short writing exercises will be a part of this class experience.
Photo Restoration Using Adobe Photoshop
April 15, 2011 2:30-3:30 pm
Learn basic techniques for restoring those old family photographs by using Adobe Photoshop.
Classes for April 11-15 are free, but please register by calling 260-421-1225, or send an email to Genealogy@ACPL.Info.