Central Library - Think Genealogy It's Saturday - Winter 2018 Schedule

Think Genealogy It's Saturday programs are monthly genealogy programs featuring demonstrations using our new 55-inch Collaboration Station from the Walter F. Becker Digital History Center.  

These programs are held on the fourth Saturday of every month from 10:15 to 11 a.m. in Central Library's Local History & Genealogy Division.  Volunteers from the Rochester Genealogical Society are available most Saturdays to help with individual research.  Call (585) 428-8370 for more information.

Winter 2018 Schedule:


January 27, 2018 - Ancestry.com
The Library Edition of Ancestry.com is FREE to use in the Local History and Genealogy Division, along with 12 town libraries and is a must-have database for every researcher! This month we will demonstrate effective search strategies and the many resources available. We will also take a look at all the differences among the various subscription levels.

February 24, 2018 - Jurisdictions - Towns, Villages, Cities
This month we take a look at the various New York State governmental jurisdictions, now and throughout history. A short video will be shown and we will discuss how to apply the tips outside of New York.

March 24, 2018 - Timelines for Genealogy
Building a timeline creates a visual representation of your research by putting your family in a place and time and helps you more easily compare and analyze information. Tell a story, problem-solve, fill in gaps and reveal patterns, all benefits to finding new clues with a timeline.

The Rundel Memorial Building overlooking the Genesee River. The Central Library is located at 115 South Ave. in Rochester, NY and is accessible to people with disabilities. 
To request specific accommodations, call (585) 428-8304 ten days prior to the program. 

 

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