Saturday, March 8, 2014

PGS Events During the Week of 10 March

Monday, 10-Mar-14 at 6:00 PM--Family Tree Maker 2012 Basics-- A detailed explanation and demonstration of the many features of this most popular genealogy database program. Part 2 of six consecutive sessions, Smith, Local History Room, Largo Library
Tuesday, 11-Mar-14 at 6:00 PM--COMPUTER DATA PROTECTION--How to assure your genealogy (and other) computer data is safe from natural disasters, computer failure, viruses, spyware, etc. We will discuss what data you need to backup and specific means to safely backup that data. We will show how to protect your computer from viruses and spyware. Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Wednesday, 12-Mar-14 at 10:00 AM--DNA Testing for genealogy—What you can and cannot do with DNA testing relating to your family history—an introduction. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library
Friday, 14-Mar-14 at 10:00 AM--Swedish Genealogy Interest Group—This class will explore the Swedish web site - ArkivDigital with an overview of the extensive collection, which includes all the Church Records as well as Estate Inventories, Court, Tax, Prison, School & Military records. There will explanation of  ArkivDigital's download process.    Brochures will be available. This is an extra class, not on the published schedules. Charest, Local History Room, Largo Library
Saturday, 15-Mar-14 at 10:00 AM--Computers in Genealogy--Question and answer session on the use of computers in genealogy research and record keeping. Bryan, Jenkins B, Largo Library
Saturday, 15-Mar-14 at 11:00 AM—Program meeting presented by Jeffrey A. Bockman entitled “Extra! Extra! Read All About Your Ancestors!” - See the wealth of research information that can be found in newspapers. Learn how to locate some of those little gems with published extracts, online and printed indexes, and online searches. Jenkins B, Largo Library
Saturday, 15-Mar-14 at 12:30 PM--Workshop tour of the Genealogy Center showing the many genealogical research resources there. Stokes, Genealogy Center, Largo Library

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