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Conversations with Kenyatta
December 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Kenyatta Berry, a co-host of the PBS series Genealogy Roadshow, is coming to Tampa for one night to discuss genealogy, family history, and her new book, The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy. Our president, Tammy Patascher, will interview Kenyatta about her book, her passion for family history and conclude with a question & answer session. Kenyatta will sign her book afterwards. We will provide refreshments and street parking around the library is free at this time of night.
About the book —
A personal genealogy quest is more than just about ethnic percentages; it’s about creating and building a story about your family history. With the rise and popularity of TV shows such as Genealogy Roadshow, Finding Your Roots, and Who Do You Think You Are?, the influx of online companies such as Ancestry.com and Findmypast.com, genealogy as a niche hobby has gone mainstream and high tech. The Family Tree Toolkit is designed to help you navigate the sometimes overwhelming, sometimes treacherous, sometimes exhilarating waters of finding your ancestors. From how and where to begin, to what records are available online and in repositories. From what to do once you find the information, to how to share your story and of course DNA discoveries. The Family Tree Toolkit is the perfect guide for a methodical yet personal inquiry into your unique history. (from Kenyatta’s website)