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Tuesday, October 12
Genealogy at the Library on Computers  (Computer Lab Session)
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Farmington Hills Library - 32737 W. Twelve Mile Rd
Members can practice the skills they've learned throughout the year - a great opportunity to do the things we've talked about, ask questions, and collaborate on genealogical best practices! If you're not a member, you can come too and our members will help you with one-on-one help on the computers.  Call 248-553-0300 to reserve your spot and computer use.

Tuesday, October 19
Railroad Jobs: What a Day at Work Was Like  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Nearly everyone has an ancestor who worked for a railroad, but records don't often describe what the job entailed, and some of the job titles may not lend any clues.  This presentation, by Mark Tomlinson, will try to clear up what those jobs were, what a typical day was like, and some of the dangers involved.

Tuesday, November 16
Family History Research at the Library of Michigan  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Adam Oster, the Community Engagement Librarian for the Library of Michigan, discusses with us to come and discover the resources and services for researching your family's history through the collections of the Library of Michigan.  Learn about the physical/digital collections of your state library as well as the variety of services available for historical organizations and researchers throughout our great state.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 through Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Remember the Maine! The Spanish American War  (Monthly Meetings)
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
This program will cover the events leading up to and including the war.  The program lso covers the relief of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion.  A discussion of what kinds of artifacts and records were created and where to find them.