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Several Western NY libraries to offer programs in March

Several public libraries in Western New York will present genealogy classes in March.

There will be a genealogy workshop hybrid program at the Walworth-Seely Public Library every Wednesday in March at 2 p.m. From 2:00 – 3:00 pm, individual assistance in researching is available.  This includes getting started with your family tree, finding out what resources are available and/or scanning and uploading images. At 3:00 pm, a video or two related to genealogy research will be shown.

To join via Zoom, go to: https://owwl.libcal.com/event/10263027

The Geneva Public Library will present a genealogy research roundtable on Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m. Get together with others who are interested in family history research. Other attendees and a library staff member can help you with your research. Just starting out? Attendees will be glad to show you tools you need to being your journey.

If you have questions, please contact Jessica Winum, Reference and Technology Librarian, at genevaref@owwl.org or 315-789-5303 ext. 102.

The Palmyra Community Library will present “Ancestry.com and Genealogy 101” on both Tuesday, March 21 at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. Learn how to use Ancestry.com and utilize it for your family history research. This is a beginner friendly class. You must bring your own laptop and be proficient in using it.

Please call 315-597-5276 to register for this adult class.

The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library will present “Getting the Most Out of Ancestry Library Edition” on Wednesday, March 22 at 2 p.m. This is a virtual program. Ancestry.com Library Edition includes billions of key genealogy records for the United States and worldwide. Track your ancestors in U.S. census records and discover new family members, migrations, loves, losses, and hardships.  Unlock foreign origins using immigration records. Honor your veteran ancestors by discovering their military service using enlistment records, draft records, and pension.

To register, go to: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/event/10145817

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