Genealogy Face2Face - Presented by Clayton Library Friends
Genealogy Face2Face is an informative and fun Zoom hangout that features genealogical speakers, discussion, and sharing. This program is open to both CLF members and guests free of charge. Our goal is to promote Clayton Library, its collections, and genealogical research.
Topic: Reference and Research Services: Formulating and Submitting Requests Presented by Steven Bychowski and Barbara Richards
Learn more about the Clayton Library Staff’s email reference service and how to submit focused questions that are more likely to get you the answers you are seeking. Discover the new fee-based CLF Research Service and how to submit a research request for a CLF Volunteer to search Clayton Library’s in-house collections for information about your ancestors. Find out how to access materials beyond the Clayton Library through free services such as HPL’s InterLibrary Loan and FamilySearch’s Record Lookup Service.
Registration in advance of the meeting will be required. Pre-register now by following this link.
Dallas Genealogical Society Presents
Leaping the Pond: Online Research in Great Britain
Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research.
Note that this will be in-person and virtual!
This event is offered by the Dallas Genealogical Society. Please direct questions to (866) 968-2347 or email@example.com.
Topic: Discussion of Family History Month at the Clayton
Review of Family History Month at Clayton Library- In celebration of October as Family History Month, Clayton Library will be offering a series of programs to highlight various genealogy topics. Please join us for a review of those programs and a question-and-answer session with Clayton librarians.
Clayton Library Friends Annual Meeting
This annual meeting will be held via Zoom online meeting. A brief business meeting will be followed by our guest speaker.
Program Title: Courthouse Research by John Sellers
John Sellers will give an overview of courthouse research with an emphasis on resources available at the Clayton Library. He will identify courthouse resources that can be accessed on the FamilySearch site through the Clayton Library and its connection as a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. He will also reference some of the most useful sources that we have at Clayton in book form.
John A. Sellers, a fifth generation native to Hopkins County, Texas, graduated from Texas Tech University, with a degree in advertising/public relations, and received his teaching certificate in history from Texas A & M, Commerce. A genealogical researcher since 1985, John’s favorite area of research is in the courthouse. He has visited courthouses in several southern states and has conducted extensive research in Texas and Louisiana.
Registration is required. You do not need to be a member to attend the meeting.
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Topic: Holiday Heirlooms and Their Stories
Do you have a special holiday item (picture, recipe, letter to Santa, ornament, etc.) that you would like to share with us.? Face2Face would like to hear the story of your item. Send a brief description of your item and any images if available to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 24 to be included as one of our presenters (3 - 5 minutes each).
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