Are you a genealogist who resides in California? Yorba Linda Public Library’s eCard is a relatively unknown super convenient gem for genealogists, other researchers, and lifelong learners.
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I am quite excited to speak at the St. Joseph County Public Library (SJCPL) in South Bend, Indiana in a couple weeks. This is a fabulous public library system, featuring a thought-provoking program series.
Does your library or genealogical society run both a Facebook Page and a Facebook Group? Or multiple Groups? If so, you might not yet be aware that Facebook quietly rolled out a new feature recently–the ability to link together your Facebook Page and your Facebook Group.
What can DNA testing tell you about your ethnic origins? How can it be used to piece together your family history? Are those TV commercials all hype? How have anthropologists and historians used this type of DNA testing to solve historical mysteries? Can these tests reveal anything about your health?
Join me on Saturday, November 5th, at the Laguna Niguel branch of the Orange County (California) Public Library for a class focusing on using Mexican vital and church records in your family history research.
I am presenting a new genealogy lecture for the Anaheim Public Library next month, that is quite a bit different from the typical genealogy topics I teach in my lectures, workshops, and summer school course. This is not a standard how-to class for genealogists. Instead it is a class reaching out to Mexican-American teens and young adults.