LOCAL HISTORY & GENEALOGY

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Little Known Bald Knobber Influences Throughout the Ozarks: Vigilantes & Law Breakers. As a boy growing up in Ozark County, author Vincent Anderson was fascinated with the notorious Bald Knobbers. It led to a book, "Bald Knobbers: Chronicles of Vigilante Justice." Vincent is a reference librarian at the Donald W. Reynolds Library in Baxter County, Ark. He will sign and sell books after the event. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Monday, October 6, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Genealogy Computer Answers. Do you have questions about your computer hardware or genealogy software? We've got the answers. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "The Great War in Springfield." Library Center Local History Associate Michael Price will discuss life in Springfield during World War I (1917-1918). Learn how Springfield residents supported the war effort while Greene County men went to France and fought in the trenches. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Symbolism in the Cemetery: Meanings of Common Tombstone Symbols & Icons. Member Mara Strycharz will help decipher the meaning of some of the symbols on the headstones of your ancestors. Bring some of your examples and we'll figure out the stories behind them. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Monday, November 3, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Organizing Your Research. Learn about using word processing, database and spreadsheet software to assist in recording your research results. Member Janice Nusbaum will share her experiences, pro and con. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

  • Beginning Genealogy
    9:30 am to 11:30 am in the Harrison room at the Library Center for adults.
    Begin searching for your ancestors and learn library resources from staff members from the Library’s Local History and Genealogy Department. Bring family information and a generation chart, available at http://thelibrary.org/genealogyforms. Computers will be available to access Ancestry Library Edition and other websites, or we can help you find information in our book collection. Limited to 10 participants; call 616-0534 to register.
    Registration starts October 01; call 882-0714.
  • Beginning Genealogy
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Harrison room at the Library Center for adults.
    Begin searching for your ancestors and learn library resources from staff members from the Library’s Local History and Genealogy Department. Bring family information and a generation chart, available at http://thelibrary.org/genealogyforms. Computers will be available to access Ancestry Library Edition and other websites, or we can help you find information in our book collection. Limited to 10 participants; call 616-0534 to register.
    Registration starts October 01; call 882-0714.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    What we learned at the 2014 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference. Ozarks Genealogical Society members John Carter, Tom Hobbs and Rita Wallace will discuss information gleaned from the 2014 conference in San Antonio, Texas. This program will include officer elections and the annual OGS Memorial Service. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.
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