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Computer Genealogy SIG
Regular meetings at the Leesburg Public Library, Meeting Room A, 100 West Main St., in Downtown Leesburg
Schedule of Future Programs and Events 2016-2017:
23 January 2016 Leesburg Public Library Special Event 10 AM to 1 PM
FAMILY HISTORY FAIR- Kids can enjoy family tree-themed crafts and activities, and the photobooth and birthday newspaper lookups are open to all ages at this free event. Genealogy and preservation sessions will include DIY photo scanning, organizing and editing digital photos, and exploring websites such as Dead Fred and Historypin. Chat with local history and lineage societies.
25 January 2016 NOTE DATE CHANGE, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: SANDRA MORSS MACIEJEWSKI, PRESIDENT KINSEEKERS, will present: "ROOTSMAGIC 7 and familysearch.org"
15 February 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: JUDY WRIGHT of Marion County Genealogy will present "ANCESTRY.COM STOPPING SUPPORT FOR FAMILY TREE MAKER- NOW WHAT?
21 March 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: TOM VOYLES, Villages IRISH Genealogy SIG leader presenting:
IRISH RESEARCH - TIPS & HINTS PLUS USING IRISH DATABASES
FROM FAMILYSEARCH.ORG, LDS WEBSITE. - WEAR YOUR GREEN!!
18 April 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: JERE MINICH, Program Director of www.LSCS.US Lake Sumter Computer Society - Presenting
TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT: "WHAT'S NEW FOR GENEALOGY."
HOW TO CHOOSE WHAT TO GET. HOW TO USE IT. WHERE TO GET HELP.
16 May 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: LEE GORDON - LAKE SUMTER COMPUTER SOCIETY - PRESENTING
"www.FINDAGRAVE.com" - free Cemetery/FAG Memorial Website
and the many things you can do with it for your family line research.
20 June 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: SANDRA MACIEJEWSKI and SUSAN BARKER will report on the NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Convention held in
Ft.Lauderdale in May.
July, August, and September- Kinseekers will be on Summer recess.
17 October 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: - First fall meeting of Kinseekers. Members' Forum. Provide your input on our 2016-17 education and events schedule.
21 November 2016, Monday - Monthly Meeting 1:30-3:30PM
Program: -Kristin Barcomb presenting
"FINDING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA COMFORT ZONE- Intro to Genealogy Podcasts, Facebook Groups, Webinars, YouTube Videos, and Pinterest Boards"
17 December 2016, Saturday - Monthly Meeting 9:30AM-11:00AM NOTE- Change in date, time, and day of week!!
"A Guided Tour of Cyndi's List 2.0." (This presentation was developed by Cyndi Ingle and is being used by Kinseekers Genealogical Society with her permission.)
14 January 2017, Saturday - Monthly Meeting 9:30AM-11:00AM NOTE- Change in date, time, and day of week!!
Program: "Because It Really Isn't All On-Line" (Genealogy Resources at the Leesburg Public Library, a Designated Family History Center)
Guest Speaker: Librarian Tom Wilcox, Leesburg Public Library
18 February 2017, Saturday - Monthly Meeting 9:30AM-11:00AM NOTE- Change in date, time, and day of week!!
Program: "Finding Your Family's Story in Free Online Newspaper Archives"
Guest Speaker: Annette Lyttle, Professional Genealogist and NGS Conference Presenter.
18 March 2017, Saturday - Monthly Meeting 9:30AM-11:30AM NOTE- Change in date, time, and day of week!!
Program: "Before You Test: DNA Basics You Need to Know"
Avoid wasting time and money by learning which type of DNA test to take, and exactly what you can expect to get as a result.
Guest Speaker: Drew Smith,
Assistant Librarian with the University of South Florida Tampa Library
For more information contact: Kristin Barcomb
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS:
LAKE-SUMTER COMPUTER SOCIETY Regular meetings- Thursdays at 2:15 PM at Lake-Sumter Community College, Lecture Hall, (LH-1). For directions, click HERE: Lake Sumter Computer Society
The "Computer Genealogy SIG" is presently inactive, but Genealogy programs are often given. For up to date schedules click HERE: Lake Sumter Computer Society
For more information contact: LSCS President