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Events & Classes

Format: 04/25/2018
Format: 04/25/2018
26
Apr

Beginning a Genealogical Research Project

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you have little or no experience with genealogical research, this is the class for you. Learn about the genealogical research process and the many resources available in History & Genealogy at St. Louis County Library.

7
May

Library Skills for Genealogical Research

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: Beginning a Genealogical Research Project
Libraries offer essential tools for genealogical research. Learn how to search online library catalogs, obtain materials from distant libraries, locate periodical articles, and use the library’s in-house finding aids.
Adults. Registration required. Limit 10. Computer lab.

9
May

The Acadians: 18th-Century Refugees

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Acadians, French-Speaking residents of present-day Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, were expelled from their homeland by the British beginning in 1755. Learn why and where they went.

10
May

History and Genealogy in Newspaper Databases

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Searching electronic newspaper databases is easy and fun. The class will cover 19th-Century U. S. Newspapers, NewspaperArchive, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch databases, which can be used at home with a valid St. Louis County Library card.

14
May

Finding Immigrant European Ancestors

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Discover the numerous print and online resources available for researching immigrant ancestors. This class will include an overview of information available on Ancestry Library Edition and other electronic databases. Prerequisite: Census Basics for Genealogical Research

15
May

Beginning a Genealogical Research Project

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you have little or no experience with genealogical research, this is the class for you. Learn about the genealogical research process and the many resources available in History & Genealogy at St. Louis County Library.

21
May

Identifying Ancestral Military Veterans

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Explore strategies for conducting military research in the Fold3 and Ancestry Library Edition databases, as well as in print and online sources. Completion of “Census Basics for Genealogical Research” is recommended before registering for this class. Prerequisite: Census Basics for Genealogical Research

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