Debra Dudek, genealogy librarian at the Fountaindale Public Library in Bolingbrook, has made me aware that they will be having a Genealogy Day this Saturday, May 19, 2018 that starts at 9:30 am and lasts until 4:30 pm CST. They will be offering 3 genealogy programs that day. The day’s programs as of this post today still shows 7 openings for those that would be interested in participating on site at the library. The library is located at 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440. The phone number of the library is (630) 759-2102. Give them a call for help to register yourself for the few remaining openings.
However, Debra has noted that all three programs are available for “live” streaming access online for anyone that is interested in attending “online”.
You do not have to register in advance for these “streaming” sessions. There is no cost to you to view the streaming sessions.
The overall “theme” for the day’s programs is “In Sickness, In Health and In Handwriting”.
The three programs that will be taking place and their “start” and “end” times are:
- Session 1 – 10:00 am to 11 am – “Dropsy, Quincy, or Consumption: Just Exactly What Did My Ancestor Have” presented by Kimberly Nagy
- Session 2 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm – “Death Demystified: Understanding Coroner and Undertaker Records” presented by Tina Beaird
- Session 3 – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – “Your Predecessor’s Personality on Paper: Using Handwriting Analysis in Genealogical Research” presented by Gina Pommier
You can go directly to the webinar link on May 19, 2018 and just scroll down slightly to the May 19, 2018 webinar post at:
Also, Debra has made me aware that even if you cannot participate in the free “streaming” of these programs you will have yet another opportunity to view this material after the fact on YouTube. Just come to the Fountaindale Genealogy Blog a few days after the program and look for access to these YouTube program videos at:
You will be able to then see the videos of the programs that you were not able to attend in person or participate in during the “live streaming”.
There is even more!
You can go to the Fountaindale Genealogy “streaming” link above now (scroll down slightly to the May 19, 2018 Genealogy Day post) and you will be able to access the multi-page PDF handouts for at least 2 of these programs RIGHT NOW! So even if you cannot participate in person, or participate in live streaming or have no time to view the recorded videos after the event is over, you can still at least go now and capture the handouts for review at some convenient time for you in the future!
Sounds like you can’t lose!
Sounds very simple!
Participate in the “live” streaming on May 19, 2018.
Thank you Debra for sharing all of this and working your magic to make this event so accessible in so many different formats!
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