Mount Prospect Public Library Is Having An Introductory Program on Using FamilySearch on Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 10 AM to 11:30 AM

Hi Everyone!

FamilySearch, the web site created by the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, is a “meat and potatoes” genealogy resource that all genealogists need to visit and revisit frequently.  At this site you can search increasing amounts of data that contain the records of our ancestors.  You can also learn about all of the research aids that are available to genealogists to help improve their research capabilities. 

The main site of this resource is www.familysearch.org.

The Mount Prospect Public Library is having a genealogy program on Saturday morning, November 6, 2010 from 10 AM to 11:30 AM that is titled “FamilySearch: Another tool for Genealogists”.  The speaker for this program will be Susan Anderson.

For those interested in more information regarding this program please take a look at the following “flyer” I received regarding the program:

http://genealogywithtony.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/110610-mount-prospect-genealogy-program.pdf

The flyer does indicate that you will need to register for this program by contacting the Mount Prospect Public Library at 847-253-5675 or by registering yourself at their online system at www.mppl.org/events.

There is no cost to attend this program.

Please click on the link I have included for the “flyer” describing the program.  If you are interested call the library directly or self-register yourself at the link I have also included.

Knowing about FamilySearch is critical for any genealogy researcher, be they beginner or expert.  If you are a true genealogy beginner then this program is very important.  If you are a knowledgeable genealogy researcher, you can certainly learn some new methods for using the site in an even more effective manner.

Check it out.  Mark your calendars for this program local to us in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.

Tony Kierna
Genealogy Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library

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