Thursday, December 28, 2017

New series of genealogy classes gets underway at Asheboro library

ASHEBORO – Learn how to search for family history using traditional sources, online databases and military records in a new series of classes with librarian/genealogist Ann Palmer at the Asheboro Public Library.

The workshops get underway on January 11 and continue every other Thursday through February 22. They are free and the public is invited; some classes require registration.

The classes include:
  • “Getting Started with Genealogy,” 6:30-8 p.m. January 11. Learn the basics of family history research: how to record your discoveries, organize the information and avoid common mistakes. No registration required.
  • “Using Ancestry Library Edition,” 6:30-8 p.m. January 25. Learn the basics of via the version of the popular resource that’s freely available through the library. Call 336-318-6803 to register.
  • “Using Heritage Quest,” 6:30-8 p.m. February 8. Learn how to search Census and other records using this resource, which is available from anywhere with your library card. Call 336-318-6803 to register.
  • “Using Military Records,” 6:30-8 p.m. February 22. Learn about indexes to unit records, draft registration and enlistment records, military service records, death and casualty lists, pension files and more. No registration required.
The library is located at 201 Worth Street. For further information, call 336-318-6803.

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