Friday, March 31, 2017

PGS Events for the Week of 2-8 April 2017

Monday, 3-Apr-2017 at 6:00 PM--GENEALOGY PHOTOS: ORGANIZING, MANAGING AND ENHANCING using Picasa, the powerful free program from Google. This class will demonstrate how to manage your digital genealogy photos so they can be easily found and how to enhance their appearance. This includes cropping, straightening, one-touch fix, removing blemishes, adding captions and text to the photo, making a collage, and much more. Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 4-Apr-2017 at 6:00 PM--"Research Trip Planning--This session will lay out some steps to take to ensure that your trip to your ancestral home area is as successful as possible. Areas to be covered include:
  1. Scope of the trip—duration & things to accomplish
  2. Make a detailed plan of attack—what, where, when
  3. Paving the way for when you arrive
  4. Supplies and materials to take
  5. Accumulating and recording the data
  6. Processing the data back home.
Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 6-Apr-2017 at 10:30 AM--Library Catalog Searching for Genealogists – Libraries are a great place for finding genealogy resources. This class will show you how to find libraries and archives that can help you in your search, how to get the most from catalog searches, and discover other helpful resources available through online catalogs. Fortin, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Friday, 7-Apr-2017 at 10:15 AM--Franco-American Discussion Group. Geographic areas include: Europe (primarily France, but not limited to France)-Eastern Canada (primarily Quebec, some Ontario, but including the Acadians of the Maritime Provinces)-USA (Central North America and New England, also Louisiana and the surrounding Southern states). Grandmaison, Local History Room, Largo Library.

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