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For the KCGS monthly meeting schedule and topics, please click on the "MEETINGS" button.

The Society typically sponsors bus trips to the Los Angeles area for genealogy research.  Destinations have included the Los Angeles Public Library, the libraries of the Southern California Genealogical Society, the LDS Family History Center in Los Angeles on Santa Monica Blvd, the Sons of the American Revolution and the Immigration Genealogical Society Library.

In addition, the Society sponsors workshops and training sessions and celebration events.

Upcoming events for 2014:
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2 Apr  --  Personal Computer Coach: Sessions with Volunteers. 11AM to 1PM Wednesday at Beale Memorial Library. Sign up ahead of time at the Reference Desk on the second floor, or call (661)-888-0770.

3 Apr  --  Meet Me At the Beale...Again. Public is invited to attend an Open House celebration featuring interactive, self guided art tours highlighting California artists: and new service areas such as the Family Place Library & Veterans Resource Center. Live demonstrations of self-checkout units, downloading eBooks on eReaders & mobile devices, and early learning AWE computer. 5PM-7PM Thursday at Beale Memorial Library.

3 Apr  --  Tablet & eBook Experience. Bring your Android tablet or iPad to learn how to access the library's eBooks & databases. For mobile device or home computer. 5PM Thursday in Lobby at Beale Memorial Library.

9 Apr  --  Personal Computer Coach: Sessions with Volunteers. 11AM to 1PM Wednesday at Beale Memorial Library. Sign up ahead of time at the Reference Desk on the second floor, or call (661)-888-0770.

12 Apr  --  Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010. 4PM Saturday in Gates Computer Lab at Beale Memorial Library. Learn basic functions: create & save documents, format text & add graphics. Requires knowledge of keyboard and mouse. For more information call (661) 868-0770.

16 Apr  --  Personal Computer Coach: Sessions with Volunteers. 11AM to 1PM Wednesday at Beale Memorial Library. Sign up ahead of time at the Reference Desk on the second floor, or call (661)-888-0770.

22 Mar  --  Digital Lounge: iPad. 10AM Saturday in the Tejon Room at Beale Memorial Library. Learn basic tips & features of the iPad & tablets. For more information call (661)-888-0770.

23 Apr  --  Personal Computer Coach: Sessions with Volunteers. 11AM to 1PM Wednesday at Beale Memorial Library. Sign up ahead of time at the Reference Desk on the second floor, or call (661)-888-0770.

26 Apr  --  Tablet & eBook Experience. Bring your Android tablet or iPad to learn how to access the library's eBooks & databases. For Nook, Kindle (bring Amazon account login) or tablet. 10 AM Saturday in Tejon Room at Beale Memorial Library.

29 & 30 Apr  --  Overdrive Digital Bookmobile Tour. Visit the Digital Bookmobile showcasing free eBook & eAudiobook downloadable services from Kern County Library. Readers of all ages will learn how to download from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos. 11AM to 5PM Tuesday and Wednesday in the Beale Memorial Library parking lot.

30 Apr  --  Personal Computer Coach: Sessions with Volunteers. 11AM to 1PM Wednesday at Beale Memorial Library. Sign up ahead of time at the Reference Desk on the second floor, or call (661)-888-0770.
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12 May  --  Another Place & Time: Voices from the Carrisa Plains. 11AM to 1:30PM at the West Kern Oil Museum in Taft, CA. Sponsored by the Friends of Taft College Library. Lunch will be hosted by the Friends of the Taft College Library at 12 noon, with the $5 donation waived, and provided by the Taft College Cafeteria. Book signing and talk by the author, Craig Deutsche.

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