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Beginners’ Genealogy Workshop
March 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
The Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (GSSCC) is offering an afternoon workshop for those interested in getting started with genealogy. GSSCC member Mike Epperson will present an “Introduction to Genealogy”. It is aimed towards beginner researchers or it can serve as a refresher course for those wanting to recharge their basic research skills.
Topics will revolve around family research basics such as:
-Getting started on your tree
-Free research databases available with your Santa Cruz Public Library (SCPL) library card: Ancestry.com, Findmypast, Heritage Quest, and New England, Historic Genealogical Society
-How to use Ancestry.com Library edition
-Software programs available for recording your tree
-GSSCC library collection and resources available at the SCPL
-How to look up an old news article in the county local papers
-Overview on how to use a census
This workshop is free and open to the general public. Pre-registration is requested. Sign up at http://genfun.weebly.com/ or call 427-7707 ext. 5794