Thursday, February 7, 2013

Genealogy program at Missouri City (TX) library, February 27, 2013

Below is a press release from the Ft. Bend County Library System that may be of interest to Houston area genealogy enthusiasts:

LEARN HOW TO RESEARCH YOUR FAMILY HISTORY AT LIBRARY PROGRAM

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Learn the basics of beginning your family-history research at a special program, "Genealogy 101," on Wednesday, February 27, beginning at 
10:00 am, in the Computer Lab at the Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City.

Library staff will provide a basic introduction to many of the resources that are available to the beginning genealogical researcher at Fort Bend County Libraries. Items that will be introduced include print resources, materials that are available on microfilm, and online tools such as the Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest USA databases.


The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library's website (http://www.fortbend.lib.tx.us/), click on "Calendar," select "Sienna Branch," and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2952, or by visiting the library.

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