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Tuesday, October 19
Railroad Jobs: What a Day at Work Was Like
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
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
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.