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|4766 Lincoln Avenue|
|Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm|
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Classes hosted by the Oakland FamilySearch Library are offered free of charge with an occasional small fee to cover the cost of handouts. Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at email@example.com or 510-531-3905.
The African American Research Workshops are discontinued for the summer. See you in September.
Swedish Genealogy Day in the FamilySearch Library - Saturday, October 12, 2013
Join us as SwedGen and Archiv Digital Present a Unique Learning Opportunity for the Dedicated Swedish Researcher!
Anna-Lena Hultman - expert on emigration research helped develop the Emibas CD
Anneli Andersson - from the Mellerud Museum and Genealogy Archive
Charlotte Börjesson - board member with the Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden (DIS)
Kathy Meade - North American representative for ArkivDigital
Ticket required - contact firstname.lastname@example.org – Please put SwedGen in the subject line
Walk-ins may be allowed after 9:20A – Space available
SwedGen will be offering 16 free 30 minute consultations with a specialist – Appointments muct be made before September 1
Tentative event schedule :
9:00 AM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Doors open, registration, tickets for door prize
9:30 AM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Opening remarks and Introductions
10:00 AM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Arkiv Digital * ‐ Kathy Meade
11:00 AM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Swedish online resources and CDs ‐ Anneli Andersson
12:00 PM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lunch (Bring Your Own – drinks and snacks available for purchase)
Library computers and Wifi available during lunch break
1:00 PM ‐ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DISBYT*, DIS family tree database* and EmiWeb* ‐ Charlotte Börjesson
2:15 PM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lantmäteriet* and Swedish culture* - Anna‐Lena Hultman
3:30 PM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Door Prize and Closing remarks
- Arkiv Digital - Using the online Swedish church records
* DISBYT, DIS ‐ the Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden, member’s family tree database.
* EMIWEB, the first web based archive of its kind covering migration to and from Scandinavia.
* Lantmäteriet, the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority.
* Swedish culture. How was life in Sweden in the 1800's, why did so many leave for America and where did the emigrants come from?
Door Prize – 1 year membership to ArchivDigital (must be present to win)
Class and Event Schedule
|Jun 22||MacGen Users Group Meeting||George||monthly||1:30P|
|Jun 25||Ancestral Quest Workshop||Eves||6:00P|
|Jun 30||Area Family History Meeting||Severson||quarterly||9:00A|
|Jul 10||East Bay Genealogical Society||monthly||10:00A|
|Jul 10||Mac Gen Users Workshop||George||monthly||7:00P|
|Jul 16||AAGSNC Louisiana Workshop||6:30P|
|Jul 20||Nor Cal Single Adult Conference||11:00A|
|Jul 24||Introduction to Genealogy||Sellers||1||6:30P|
|Jul 27||Mac Gen Users Group Meeting||George||monthly||1:30P|
|Aug 14||East Bay Genealogical Society||monthly||10:00A|
|Aug 14||Mac Gen Users Workshop||George||monthly||7:00P|
|Aug 18||SFBAJGS Meeting||Frankel||1:00P|
|Aug 24||Mac Gen Users Group Meeting||George||month;y||1:30P|
|Sep 10||Computer Basics||Holley||1||7:00P|
|Sep 14||Computer Basics||Holley||1||11:00A|
- SFBAJGS = San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
- AAGSNC = African American Genealogial Society of Northern California
Computer Basics - Instructor, Kim Holley - If your computer skills aren't what you’d like them to be, if you have problems creating files, using a flash drive, we have a class for you! Kim is teaching a Basic computer class, it will be “hands-on” and held in our new computer lab. Tues, June 4th and Sat, June 22nd. (You didn't know we have a new computer lab? It’s coming soon)
Ancestral Quest Workshop (hands-on) - Instructor, Wendall Eves - This is a hands-on opportunity to use the genealogical data management program Ancestral Quest with an instructor to give guidance when necessary. The focus will be documentation and synchronization. We would appreciate pre-registration at email@example.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive or a laptop computer if you have one.
Introduction to Genealogy - Instructor, Janice Sellers Have you watched the Ancestry.com commercials and thought, “I want to do that“? Have you asked questions and made notes about your family, and now feel ready to take the next step? Would you like to know what genealogical research involves and how to start? Would you like a computer program to help you keep your information organized? This is the class for you. Genealogy is neither as easy as the commercials and TV programs make it sound nor as complicated as it used to be. Take the first step -- come to our free class and find out if this is the hobby for you.