Thursday, August 16, 2018
Monday, August 6, 2018
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Friday, July 27, 2018
Sunday, July 15, 2018
The Indiana State Library will host the Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018, in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Admission is free and the Fair is open to the general public. Fair attendance is usually around 200 attendees.
The Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair will be held in the Indiana State Library located at the southwest corner of Ohio Street and Senate Avenue, behind the State House. Plan to use the main entrance at 315 West Ohio Street. Parking information will be available at a later date.
Please note that the Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair will be moving to every other year. The next Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair will be held in 2020.
Saturday, July 7, 2018
SUMMER DNA AT FISHERS LIBRARY
Sat., July 7 - 10-11a Fishers branch Library -
Sat., August 18 - -10-11:30a Fishers branch Library
GENEALOGY AT CARMEL LIBRARY - 2018
Tues., September 18 – Gen Forum – “Find a Grave – Genealogy’s Exploding Website” - 1:00-2:00 - Computer Training Room - “Find a Grave” is one of the most exciting, exploding websites on the internet. Sue Dillon will show you how to maneuver the updated design – how to search, connect your relatives on the website, send corrections, communicate with the host, etc.
Tues., October 16 – Gen Forum – “DNA Basics – Tests and What to Do With the Results” - 1:00-2:00 - Computer Training Room - DNA expert, Ann Raymont, will bring up up-to-date on the various DNA tests, what kinds of results they produce and how you can use them with your genealogy. DNA is a rapidly expanding frontier in genealogy research.
Tues., November 13 – Gen Forum – “Brother vs Brother – Military History and the Civil War” - 1:00-2:00 - Computer Training Room - Ron Darrah, one of Indiana’s favorite genealogy lecturers, will tell us about Civil War records and how to search them. This huge record group from the mid-19th century can benefit millions of genealogists. The records range from 1860-1930 and almost all Americans have relatives who were affected. This is a great program!
Wed. Oct. 3, 17, 24, 31, & Nov. 7 – “Finding Family” - 6:30 – 8:30 pm - the Computer Training Room – taught by Sue Dillon. This five-week class includes: how to search Ancestry, what other kinds of records you should look for and where to find them, how to organize your information, etc. Everything builds on the first class so it is important to be able to attend the first session. A comfort level with computers is recommended. The course is free but limited to 18. Attendees need to register by calling the reference desk at the library (317-844-3362).