Part I: Getting Started in Researching Your Family Tree with Linda MacIver
Tuesday April 24, 2018
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Ready to take the plunge but haven't any idea how to start researching your family history? Register for a repeat of Linda's beginning family history workshop. and join in one of America's most popular hobbies, second only to gardening! Getting started is the hardest part and if you missed this last September, this is your chance to check out a free class from an expert. Genealogist Linda MacIver will teach this introductory class on beginning to research your family history. Start with the basic skills, especially how to get organized from the beginning, to save time and frustration later in your research. Find out the many things you can and should do in the comfort of your own home 24/7. Sign up here to attend starting on April 3rd - registration is required. No previous experience or workshops are necessary to take this one.
Linda MacIver is an educator, lecturer, librarian and genealogy researcher. She recently retired from a 27 year career at the Boston Public Library, where she inaugurated the BPL patron genealogy classes in 2011. She taught the multi-week beginners' genealogy course for the past 5 years. She also organized two seasons of the Local and Family History series and developed the Intermediate Genealogy Summer Lecture series over the past 3 years. She is the Secretary of the Massachusetts Genealogical Council and a member of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists (MSOG) and the Essex (MA) Society of Genealogists (ESOG). She serves as the New England Representative for the Essex (England) Record Office. Linda has a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire, an MEd. from Boston University and earned her MLIS at Simmons College. This program is kindly sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library.
Location: Keys Community Room
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