Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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4766 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, California

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Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Sun-Mon: Closed
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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 fhcoakland@gmail.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 ArkivDigital Present a Unique Learning Opportunity for the Dedicated Swedish Researcher! - Details

featuring :
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

This is a free event but for guaranteed seating a ticket is required - contact fhcoakland@gmail.com – 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 must be made before September 1SwedGen (Click on SwedGen Tour 2013, then on “for One on One” near the bottom of the page)

Class and Event Schedule

Date Title Teacher # wks Time

Aug 6 Ancestral Quest Workshop  Eves     6:30P
Aug 13 Ancestral Quest Workshop  Eves     6:30P
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 20 Ancestral Quest Workshop Eves     6:30P
Aug 24 Mac Gen Users Group Meeting George month;y    1:30P
Aug 27 Ancestral Quest Workshop Eves    6:30P
Sep 10 Computer Basics Holley  1    7:00P
Sep 11 East Bay Genealogical Society Meeting monthly   10:00A
Sep 11 Mac Gen Users Workshop George monthly     7:00P
Sep 14 Computer Basics Holley  1   11:00A
Sep 17 Beginning Evernote Mattson  1    7:00P
Sep 21 Mac Gen Users Group Meeting George monthly   1:30P
Sep 25 California Genalogical Society Orientation to FSL Severson  1   10:30A
Sep 25 African American Research Workshop Collins monthly     6:00P
  • SFBAJGS = San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
  • AAGSNC = African American Genealogial Society of Northern California

Beginning Evernote: Organizing Genealogy, Family History and your Life - Instructor, Bonnie Mattson - Class will be hands-on and held in our new computer lab.  Limit 10 students.

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. Limit 10 students.

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 fhcoakland@gmail.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.