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Long Island libraries to offer genealogy programs in August

Two Long Island libraries will be offering free genealogy programs in August.

The Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library will have a tour,  “Hidden Cemeteries of Brookhaven: The Corwin Private Cemetery” on Monday, August 14 at 2 p.m.  Meet at the Corwin Private Cemetery just behind 10 Beaverbrook Drive. Librarian Brad Shupe will provide a brief history of those interred including Revolutionary War hero Captain Richard Corwin.

For more information, call 631-399-1511.

The Oyster Bay – East Norwich Public Library will present “Introduction to Polish Genealogy” on Tuesday, August 15 at 7 p.m. This will be a virtual program.

The president of the Polish Genealogical Society of America will discuss the best methods of starting your Polish family research. Learn about Polish online databases, communicating with archives and working with Polish researchers.

To register, go to: https://www.oysterbaylibrary.org/ and then click on the Programs tab and select August 15.

The Huntington Public Library will present “DNA Testing for Your Genealogy Research” on Wednesday, August 16 at 7 p.m. This will be an in-person program.

Are you considering taking a DNA test and are wondering what you can get out of taking that step? Have you already taken a test and now find yourself overwhelmed and puzzled by the results? Learn what kind of testing is available, what your results will look like, how to determine potential relationships to your matches and terms and tools available to deepen your understanding of your genetics.

To register, go to: https://attend.myhpl.org/event/8617445

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