Learning about YOUR Past
Genealogy, Photos, and House History
Class Schedule 2013
Sponsored by RootsMagic Inc.
All classes 9:30- 11:30
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Please register prior to the class by calling or emailing
$10.00 fee, payable day of class
May 4 Saturday -Make a Book - Learn how to make your own great quality, customized book economically with Blurb.com. Great for photo books, family history memorabilia, heritage cookbooks, personal stories or children's books. Becky Hill, Head Librarian and Gil Gonzalez, Head of Photographic Resources.
May 18- Saturday - Searching Your Ohio Roots Becky Hill, Head Librarian, will concentrate on Ohio resources for tracking down your family in the Buckeye state vital records, land records, printed and online materials. She will also touch on the migration patterns to the state.
June 8 Saturday - NEW! - Be a Family Detective; Genealogy for Kids - Becky Hill, Head Library, will lead 4th graders up in ways to uncover their familys past through research in books, internet, cemeteries, and artifacts. Parents allowed.
September 14 Saturday - Beginning Genealogy Becky Hill, Head Librarian An overview of how to get started doing your family history, especially using the resources available at the Hayes Library.
Oct. 12 Saturday - Internet Genealogy I Free genealogical websites - Becky Hill - Attendees will be provided with instruction on the basics of how to utilize the free genealogical websites in their family history research. Such internet sources as the Center's Ohio Obituary Index, along with FamilySearch.org, USGenweb.org, Worldcat.org, EllisIsland.org and other popular websites will be explored in depth
November 16 - Internet Genealogy II Becky Hill - How to make the most of the paid subscription sites available at the Hayes Presidential Center Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, Fold3; NewspaperArchives and Archives.com NewEnglandAncestors.org.