January 8: Common Surname Search Strategies with Lisa Louise Cooke
Discover tips and tricks to find your ancestors with common surnames. Lisa is a nationally known author and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. Her books and CDs will be available for purchase at the program.
January 15: Getting Ready for the 1940 Census with Stephen Morse
The 1940 census will be released online on April 2, 2012. Find out what you need to know in this presentation by genealogist and One-Step Website creator Stephen Morse.
Learn about naturalization laws and see examples of the documents that were created by those who became Americans. Presented by genealogist and lecturer Barbara Leak .
There has also been a change in times for our Book a Genealogist service. Starting in January, our genealogy volunteers will be available to help you with your research on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday afternoons. These are 45-minute appointments. Appointment times on Tuesdays are 1:00, 1:45, 2:30 and 3:15 pm. Appointment times on Thursdays are 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm. To meet with one of our genealogy volunteers, please make an appointment by calling the library at 916-264-2920, visiting one of the library branches in person, or by going to the library's website at Sacramento Central Public Library, and clicking on the "Events" link.
Please note that the Book a Genealogist service is only available at the Central Library - not at any other branch of the Sacramento Public Library system.
There are a few other programs coming up in February- MARK YOUR CALENDARSSaturday, February 4, 2012, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, West Meeting Room:
Beginning Genealogy - Using Records to Tell Your Ancestors' Stories, with Karen Burney
Beginning Genealogy, with Janice Sellers
It would be preferable if you could register for the beginning genealogy programs and the computer class in February, as well as the Book a Genealogist appointments. Registration is not necessary for the January series of presentations.
"Sacramento Central Library", 828 I Street, Sacramento in the first floor of the West meeting room on SUNDAYS 1:30-3pm