Archive for the ‘Allen County Public Library’ Category

Genealogy Technology Group – February 15, 2017

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40

Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Being a Genealogical Detective” February 8, 2017 presented by Curt Sylvester – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Using detective skills is an important part of learning more about one’s ancestors. Learn to spot clues in documents and then how to research them further using various internet searches. Using Google and other search engines to survey information provided by churches, genealogical societies, governmental agencies and other sources.

Curt Sylvester is a former president of ACGSI and is presently chair of programming. He has written eight genealogical books found in our Genealogy Center and presents lectures and workshops around the state. Curt holds a doctorate degree from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

40-for-40

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – January 18, 2016

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

And online visit our:

 

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Working With A Single Record” presented by Cynthia Theusch – January 11, 2017 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

When researching, you may have a single obituary, funeral card, or death record that doesn’t have other documents to show just how a person fits into history. This presentation will demonstrate how to take information from a single item and locate other data and records.

Cynthia Theusch has been on staff at the ACPL Genealogy Center since 2008. A native of Michigan, she has served as President of the Mid-Michigan Genealogical Society. She holds a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and a Certificate in Archival Administration from Wayne State University.

Guests are Always Welcome!

January 2017 Only – Program will be upstairs in the Genealogy Center Discovery Center. Refreshments will be in the entry hallway.

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

WinterTech at Genealogy Center

2:30PM WinterTech programs, November through February, in the Discovery Center at the Genealogy Center the same Wednesday as our Free programs. January 11, 2017 Using Third-Party Tools to Analyze Your DNA Results” by Sara Allen. For other programs see their brochure:  http://genealogycenter.org/docs/wintertech20162017

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

40-for-40

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – December 21, 2016

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Also attend our:

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

And online visit our:

 

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Understanding and Using Indiana Courthouse Records” presented by John J. Newman – December 14, 2016 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

2016-indiana-bicentennial—In celebration of our state’s Bicentennial, we welcome John J. Newman who will share the record keeping of the fifteen territorial counties that were expanded and replaced by the records of our state including probate, marriage, civil, criminal and land records.

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—John J. Newman was the Indiana State Archivist 1970-1986. He holds degrees from Marquette University and Indiana University. He began doing genealogical research in 1959. In addition to writing books and articles, he has lectured across our nation.

WinterTech at Genealogy Center

2:30PM WinterTech programs, November through February, in the Discovery Center at the Genealogy Center the same Wednesday as our Free programs. November 9 “Finding Digital Newspaper Collections” by Delia Bourne. For other programs see their brochure: http://genealogycenter.org/docs/wintertech20162017

—Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – November 16, 2016

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Also attend our:

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

And online visit our:

 

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Pin, Post, and Tweet Your Family Tree: Social Media and Genealogy” presented by Allison DePrey Singleton – November 9, 2016 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

2016-2017 Free Education Programs brochure on Facebook

2016-2017 Free Education Programs brochure on Facebook

—Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are just a few of the online tools genealogist can use to connect with their family, organize research, or share an awesome find with their friends. There are multiple uses for social media when it comes to genealogy and this session will cover the basics of what you need to know.

—Allison DePrey Singleton is a librarian in the Genealogy Center. Previously, she was the coordinator of family history programming at the Indiana Historical Society. She is a native of Allen County and holds master’s degrees in public history and library science from Indiana University.

WinterTech at Genealogy Center

2:30PM WinterTech programs, November through February, in the Discovery Center at the Genealogy Center the same Wednesday as our Free programs. November 9 “Finding Digital Newspaper Collections” by Delia Bourne. For other programs see their brochure: http://genealogycenter.org/docs/wintertech20162017

—Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – October 19, 2016

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Also attend our:

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

And online visit our:

 

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Did it Really Happen That Way? Documenting Oral History” presented by Delia Bourne – October 12, 2016 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

2016-2017 Free Education Programs brochure on Facebook

2016-2017 Free Education Programs brochure on Facebook

 

Maybe you’ve grown up hearing “the legend,” or maybe it’s a family tale you’ve just heard for the first time. The story sounds like a novel, but the person who told it wouldn’t lie, right? Learn how to use the clues in a family anecdote to research its accuracy, and decide how to include it in your family history.

Delia Borne is a staff member of the Genealogy Center since 1983, serves as Co-Coordinator of Genealogy Programming and Co-Administrator of the Genealogy Center’s blog and Facebook page. For twenty -five years, she has worked with PERSI as an encoder and editor. Delia was a writer for the History of Fort Wayne and Allen County 1700-2005.

—Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. for our free genealogy education program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/