Practical Use of Genealogy Resources – A Hands-On Workshop: April 16, 2019

Practical Use of Genealogy Resources – A Hands-On Workshop

With April Earle

April 16, 2019

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Longwood Public Library

800 Middle Country Rd, Middle Island, NY 11953

This class will be hands-on with participants logging-in to create searches using the latest tech services.  Ms. Earle’s topics of discussion are:

·         The genealogical reference interview

·         Searching for census records

·         Searching for vital records

·         Comparing Ancestry to FamilySearch

·         Referring patrons to other genealogy research institutions

Laptops or tablets are required.  Ancestry and Fold3 are accessible through the library network. FamilySearch is also available, however you will need to create your own username/password.

April Earle is a member of the Library Faculty at Farmingdale State College.  In addition to her role there, she serves as a Genealogy Consultant at Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library.  She also teaches a course in Genealogical Resources and Services through St. John’s University’s Division of Library and Information Science.

Light refreshments will be provided.  Workshop attendees will be awarded .3 CEUs.

Register online at:

Free for Members, $40 for Non-members, $20 for Retired Members/Students