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Glen Cove Library to offer series of genealogy webinars

The Glen Cove Public Library will present a series of genealogy workshops this summer and fall.

Tuesday, May 23 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Introduction to Asian American Genealogy – Asian Americans have an over 170-year history of settlements in the United States. Government documents, publications and other sources can help Asian Americans learn more about their roots.

Tuesday, June 6 – 7-8:30 p.m. – How to Write Ancestral Stories Your Relatives Will Want to Read – Part of the thrill of genealogy is sharing discoveries with our family. Creating captivating stories from our ancestors’ names, dates and places will help to engage our relatives.

Tuesday, July 11 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Genealogy A to Z: A Trivia Adventure – Test your genealogy knowledge in a fun, educational genealogy trivia game.

Tuesday, August 15 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Researching Polish Genealogical Records from Home – Join the president of the Polish Genealogical Society of America and learn the best methods of starting your Polish family research. Explore using Polish online databases, communicating with archives and working with Polish researchers.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Written in Stone: In-Depth Study of a Gravestone – Often a burial marker provides more than biographical information. Learn about different types of cemeteries, the anatomy of a marker and the hidden information the marker provides.

Tuesday, Oct. 10 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Photos of Our Italian Ancestors – Photographs can bring our ancestors to life and provide genealogical clues. Learn  how to find photos of your ancestors and how to deal with the problem of photo organization.

To register for any of these programs, go to:  https://www.glencovelibraryhistoryroom.com/genealogy

 

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