There is no pre-registration required in order to attend the program. There is no fee charged to attend. Anyone can attend this program. You do not have to be a library card holder with the Schaumburg Township District Library in order to attend.
Here are the details of our upcoming program for Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013:
The Genealogy program will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the 2nd floor Classroom. The guest speaker for the evening will be Sarah A. V. Kirby. Sarah will present a program titled “Free Digital Books: More Than Just Google”.Sarah will present an overview of some of the websites which have large collections of free digitized genealogy texts and how to use them. Also includes a few sites which index other sites.Sarah has been researching her family since 1994 and has had a surname website since 1997. After obtaining her MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Science) in 2003, she began moving towards professional genealogy. She is currently a member of APG, NGS, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and several other local and regional societies. Miss Kirby has been on the APG’s Publications Advisory Committee since early 2007.
The doors to the room will open at approximately 7 PM so participants can pick up any handouts, review books and journals and interact with other participants. Tony Kierna, the STDL genealogist, will start the program at 7:30. Introductions of new participants will occur as well as a brief review of handouts and genealogical matters. It is expected that the guest speaker’s presentation will start at around 7:45-8:00 PM. We will end the session by 9:30 PM.
For further information contact Tony Kierna at 847-923-3390.
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