Finding Your Roots

Friday, July 27, 20186:00PM - Friday, July 27, 20188:00PM
At Greenwood Library
Organized by Greenwood Library

Join the Greenwood Library Archives staff, and Katie Derby, professional genealogist, for an opportunity to explore online genealogy databases available at the library.  This workshop will allow participants to get hands-on experience conducting genealogy research.  Participants may also bring 10 to 15 family photos or documents to get firsthand experience using scanners for digital preservation. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Jamie Krogh kroghjl@longwood.edu or 434-395-2432, or Benedict Chatelain chatelainbg@longwood.edu or 434-395-2448.

Participants will learn:

  • Properly care and preserve family photographs
  • Explore your family tree using online tools
  • Conduct family history research
  • Access Greenwood Library Resources
  • Free and open to the public


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