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Tuesday, September 19
Where Do I Go from Here: A Beginner’s Intro to Genealogy  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Downtown Farmington Library - 23500 Liberty St, Farmington MI 48335
Presented by Karen Krugman. Wondering where your family come from?  Just curious about genealogy?  This beginner class focuses on those just starting out on the genealogical journey.  Covers basics in methodology, forms, sourcing and general genealogy.  Includes blank forms in handout. 



Tuesday, October 10
Genealogy at the Library on Computers  (Computer Lab Session)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Hills Library - 32737 W. Twelve Mile Rd, Farmington Hills MI 48334
The Farmington Genealogical Society members will help you with one-on-one help on the computers.


Tuesday, October 17
Organizing Your Information  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Downtown Farmington Library - 23500 Liberty St, Farmington MI 48335
Presented by Sue Cromwell and Steve Luty. Whether is be Piles of Paper or Piles of Files, we'll help you organize your hard copy and digital documents. Learn how to organize your records into binders, store your electronic files so you can find what you're looking for, scan and protect those precious documents and keep track of your To Do and Communication lists.



Tuesday, November 21
Exploring the Features of FamilySearch.org  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Downtown Farmington Library - 23500 Liberty St, Farmington MI 48335
Presented by Katherine Willson. In addition to basic searches for locating records at FamilySearch.org, there are numerous other resources available that are lesser known. We'll discuss:
  • Family Search wikis that provide information about resources available for a specific location, as well as boundary changes and record loss for that area;  
  • Family Search catalog that lists which records are held for a given location and for a specific time period;
  • Family Search's collection of digitized books and how to search them; and
  • Browsing tips for searching unindexed records



Tuesday, January 16, 2018
If in Doubt, Ask a Librarian: Using Libraries & Archives to Further Your Genealogical Research  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Downtown Farmington Library - 23500 Liberty St, Farmington MI 48335
Presented by Barb Snow. So much is online.  Do genealogists even need libraries anymore? Let me count the ways! This talk will focus on how you can let librarians work for you --whether you are in the building or visit the library online. Learn how to take advantage of the free and helpful resources offered by libraries across America. 



Tuesday, February 20, 2018
City Directories: Not Your Average Phone Book  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Downtown Farmington Library - 23500 Liberty St, Farmington MI 48335
Presented by Dan Earl.



Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Genealogy at the Library on Computers  (Computer Lab Session)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Hills Library - 32737 W. Twelve Mile Rd, Farmington Hills MI 48334
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.



Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Here Comes the Judge: Courthouse Holdings  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Downtown Farmington Library - 23500 Liberty St, Farmington MI 48335
Presented by Karen Krugman. Planning a research trip to the courthouse?  This talk will help prepare you for what you may or may not find when you make that trip. Includes tips for prep, some do’s and don’ts are included as well.