Did you know that you have access to Ancestry.com resources at the Milton Public Library? Sign up for this free two-part course here this Fall with family history expert and former BPL librarian Linda MacIver. You will learn more about how to do genealogy research with this version of Ancestry.com designed specifically for in-library use.
Sign up here to attend both sessions - registration is required and begins on August 27, 2018.
This class is limited to 10 patrons and laptops will be provided . This is a two-part course and you must attend the first part to attend the second. It is strongly suggested that attendees are comfortable with Windows-based PCs and have worked on a pedigree chart either in paper on an electronic family tree.
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 6 years. She also organized two seasons of the Local and Family History series and developed the Intermediate Genealogy Summer Lecture series over the past 4 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.