Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Mentoring for the Month of May

The successful genealogical Mentoring program that took place in April 2010 is now followed by some repeat and some new topics for the month of May. Do think about taking advantage of this opportunity to learn from members who have expertise to share. The schedule, topics, and mentors are:

Thursday, May 6
Using FamilySearch Internet Resources
Come to learn about the ever-growing electronic resources on the Mormon genealogical site, all free and accessible from any computer.
Mentor: David Martin
Place: Dennis Public Library, Genealogy Room
Time: 2-4pm

Tuesday, May 11
Creating Citations for Genealogical References
Citing sources for your genealogical information is important for sharing your family history with others; learn about ways to cite your sources.
Mentor: David Martin
Place: Dennis Public Library, Genealogy Room
Time: 1-3pm

Saturday, May 15
French-Canadian Genealogical Research
If you have French-Canadian ancestors, you will want to find out the best places to search as well as get advice on how to do genealogical research on their origins.
Mentor: John Bower
Place: Brewster Ladies' Library
Time: 10am to Noon

Friday, May 21
Cape-Cod-to-Nova-Scotia Planters
The movement of Cape Codders to Nova Scotia for setting up plantations is an important part of genealogical links between these two areas. Come to learn about how to trace these ancestors.
Mentor: Dan McConnell
Place: Dennis Public Library, Genealogy Room
Time: 10am to Noon

Wednesday, May 26
A Genealogy Primer for Beginners
For anyone who is just beginning to do family history research, this session will give guidance and many suggestions for how to get started.
Mentor: Nancy Daniels
Place: Eastham Public Library
Time: 11am to 1pm

No reservations needed; just come and be prepared to learn!