Library Services / Library Collection
FREE SCGS OUTREACH PROGRAM
LUNCH & LEARN
Saturday, October 12 from 12 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenters: Walt Sturrock
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Getting the most out of Ancestry.com, Tips, Tricks, and No Nos
Would you like to get the most out of your money on Ancestry.com? There is
so much you can do (and some things you shouldnt). This presentation will
cover all the major functionality available to you, that most dont take
full advantage of. A wide variety of topics will be covered to enrich your on-line
experience, including; tree building, settings, smart searches, collaborating,
DNA, syncing with desktop software and other archives, mobile apps, and much more!
Walt Sturrock, is an award winning professional photographer and artist for over
25 years. He has years of experience in editing, cataloging, archiving, and posting
photographs. Walt is a Jamboree committee member.
FREE to the public. There will be a short break between speakers. The library
will not be open for research. Times are approximate.
Wednesday, October 16 - 6pm (PST)
of Our Fathers: United States Church Records
by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS
Before state and vital records were mandated, churches were valuable information
that can be used as substitutes for vital records. Our country is one of religious
diversity. Except for the very early days in the colonies, there has never been
a "state religion". A number of different religions and their beginnings will
Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS, has become a favorite speaker
at conferences and webinars. She serves as a Family History Center director, and
is an instructor and author at Legacy Family Tree Webinars, Ancestry Academy,
Family Tree University, and a columnist for Reminisce magazine. She received the
2018 Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy.
Saturday, October 19: Lineage-Based Genealogy Societies
Jan Gordon, Regent, Los Angeles-Eschscholtzia Chapter of D.A.R. and-perhaps-a
member from the Mayflower Society!
Location: Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL), Central Library,
630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
History & Genealogy Dept., Lower Level 4
RSVP: CALL Central Library Info: 213-228-7000, then ask for the History and Genealogy
Dept. Tell them you are making a reservation for the Genealogy Garage workshop
on [give the specific date]. Give them your name and an e-mail address or phone
number so you can be notified in case the workshop is cancelled.
Saturday, November 2 - 11am (PST) * SPECIAL TIME CHANGE
the Library and Archives Canada Website
by Christine Woodcock
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is the best free website for researching your
ancestors in Canada. Not knowing how to use the website can lead to confusion
and frustration. This presentation is your personal tour of the LAC website. Learn
how the records are arranged, where to quickly find the databases you want to
research, and ultimately locate the records to find your ancestors in Canada.
Christine Woodcock is a genealogy educator with an expertise in Scottish records. She organizes genealogy research tours to Scotland where participants can research their ancestors onsite.