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NYS Library to offer genealogy programs in June

The New York State Library will present two genealogy webinars in June. These programs are in person at the library.

Thursday, June 13 – 1 p.m. – Genealogy Online with Ancestry Library Edition – Library staff will demonstrate the Ancestry Library Edition online database which  is accessible at the New York State Library. Learn how to access census records, genealogy and history books, maps and other resources included in this database, as well as, the resources on Ancestry NYS page which are freely available to all New Yorkers. This class will also include search tips and strategies, how to save records, printing and how to create a family tree via Ancestry.

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Thursday, June 27  – 1 p.m. – Genealogy Research with – FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have onsite access to digital microfilm data that is not available to researchers using FamilySearch resources from their home computer. The New York State Library partnered with the New York State Archives to become a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. Learn how to access genealogical records and online books included in this database.  Also there will be a demonstration on how to print and save records.

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