Friday, January 24, 2020

PGS Events for the Week of 27 January to 1 February 2020

Monday, 27-Jan-20 at 6:00 PM. RootsMagic-2--This class explores the use of this popular genealogy software program. It consists of five classes, each 1 ½ hours long, held for five consecutive weeks. It’s intent is to take the student from the basics of initial entry of family information to the more detailed topics of incorporating images in your family history, citing sources, and generating various reports. The class will be most effective if all sessions are attended in order. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 28-Jan-20 at 11:00 AM. DNA Basics for Genealogy--Learn about the types of DNA tests used for genealogy and popular testing companies. We compare the benefits of each type of test and each company’s database. Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 28-Jan-20 at 1:00 PM. DNA Interest Group--Learn how to interpret your DNA test results, and apply those results to your current family history research. Join our casual group as we research and learn together. Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 28-Jan-20 at 6:00 PM. Family Tree Maker 2019 Basics--Part 3; A detailed explanation and demonstration of the many features of this most popular genealogy database program. Hahn, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 30-Jan-20 at 1:00 PM--Irish Genealogy Introduction Part I--This class will cover preparation for Irish research, understanding maps and land divisions, surname searches, and major records. We'll look briefly at vital records, parish records, and census records, and the resources for conducting a search—everything you need to get started. (Suggested: basic knowledge of genealogy and U.S. records search completed on your Irish ancestors.). Padgett. Jenkins C, Largo  Library.
Saturday, 1-Feb-20 at 10:00 AM. Family Tree Maker User Group--Questions & Answers and Demonstration of how to use the Family Tree Maker genealogical database software. Bryan//Hosmer, Local History Room, Largo Library.

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