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Announcing the (almost) annual RootsMagic Workshop at the Hayes Presidential Center:

RootsMagic - Genealogy Software,

a Workshop by the Author,

Bruce Buzbee

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 1 - 4 pm

Hayes Presidential Center Auditorium

Admission: Free

12:00- 1:00 – Library open for tours and research

1:00 - Bruce Buzbee presents an overview and demonstration of RootsMagic

2:15 - Break; Refreshments (Donations gratefully accepted)

2:30 - 3:45 - Ask Bruce - questions and answers on how to use RootsMagic and other genealogical software

A SPECIAL DEAL for Hayes Presidential Center Memberships

$100 Membership - Mr. Buzbee has again shown his support of the Hayes Center by donating autographed copies of his RootsMagic software and book to anyone joining or renewing at this level.

Other benefits of that membership level include free admission to HPC, 5 free guest passes, discount at store, and Heritage Quest and (NEW benefit) access at home. If you already a member, your membership will be extended a year from the expiration date.

RootsMagicTMis the sponsor of the monthly 2011 Genealogical Classes at the Hayes Presidential Center “Learning About YOUR Past”.

and here are other upcoming classes:

2011 Classes Sponsored by RootsMagic

April 16 – Saturday – Tracing Your House’s History – Becky Hill will switch gears and explore the genealogy of a house. She will explain how to use printed and online sources to track down the owners and history of a property through deeds, Sanborn maps, city directories, tax records and other sources.

Apr 30 – Saturday – Care and Identification of Family Photos – Gil Gonzalez, Head of Photographic Resources

May 21- Saturday - Beginning Genealogy - Becky Hill

June 18 – Saturday - How to Copy and Preserve Your Family Photos – Gil Gonzalez

All classes are held at the Hayes Presidential Center, 9:30- 11:30 a.m.
Call 419.332.2081 to register.
$10.00 fee for each class ($5.00 for students through high school) -
May be paid the day of the class

I hope to be emailing you all another update soon giving lots more news on what has been happening here at the Hayes Library, but did not want to delay this announcement any longer.

Becky Hill
Head Librarian
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Spiegel Grove
Fremont, OH 43420
419.332.2081 ext. 231
419.332.4952 (fax )