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Your DNA Guide - Diahan Southard
Saturday, July 1
Your DNA Guide - Diahan Southard  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 am
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Kickoff your 4th of July weekend with us and Your DNA Guide, Diahan Southard.  
 
16 years of experience in the genetic genealogy industry has qualified Diahan to instruct all levels of interest. You will leave enlightened and motivated as she is upbeat and full of energy.  She has a passion for genetic genealogy, a genuine love for people, and a gift for making the technical understandable. She is also the author of DNA Quick Guides, producer of a DNA video tutorial series, as well as a featured author for Family Tree Magazine, regular contributor to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems, and recurring writer in Your Genealogy Today magazine.


Monday, July 3
Ancestry Library Edition for Beginners  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, FL 33573-4903
Get started learning the many facets of this popular genealogy database. Ancestry Library Edition is free to users at any of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library locations.
 
Held in Community Room


Wednesday, July 5
Online Military Records  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Brandon Regional Library, 619 Vonderburg Dr. Brandon, FL 33511-5972
Learn how to effectively search US military records in databases including Ancestry Library Edition and Fold3. Many records, stories, photos, and personal documents of those who served are available online.
 
Held in Margaret Linsley Clayton Community Room


Monday, July 10
Ancestry Database  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Lutz Branch Library, 101 Lutz-Lake Fern Rd., W. Lutz, FL 33548-7220
Learn about the database Ancestry.  The presenter will give you useful tips about this database.   
Presented by Kelly Whitelock. Tampa Bay Roots
 
Held in Community Room 
 


Thursday, July 13
Online Genealogy  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico, FL 33596-6204
Begin your family history research using Ancestry Library Edition, HeritageQuest and Fold3.
 
Held in Room 5 - Computer Lab


Saturday, July 15
Photo Identification for Genealogy  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
10:15 am to 11:15 am
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Learn to recognize the styles of the times, physical formats, and details in photos that help us determine photograph age and ancestor identity.  Funded by the Friends of the John F. Germany Public Library.
 
Held on 2 West - Florida History & Genealogy


Friday, July 21
Introduction to Genealogy  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, FL 33573-4903
Want to take up genealogy but don’t know where to start?  This beginner’s class gives attendees the tools to get started and strategies to succeed with family research.
 
Held in Computer Lab 



Saturday, August 5
August Monthly Meeting  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Join us at our monthly meeting on March 11th when George G. Morgan will present a program titled "Laying Out the Clues in Funeral Home Records" in which he will share the vast amount of genealogical information to be found in funeral home and mortuary records.



Saturday, September 2
September 2017 Monthly Meeting  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Speaker and topic to be announced.


Wednesday, September 13
Burgerts & Beyond: New Perspectives On Historic Photographs  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
10:30 am
USF Tampa Library, 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620

The Burgert Brothers Studio photographs widely exhibited throughout the community have become synonymous with Tampa history. The Burgert Brothers Studio has left us a vivid record of Florida’s culture. Join USF Contemporary Art Museum curator Noel Smith and USF Special Collections librarian Andy Huse for a fun romp through Tampa’s history featuring new perspectives on these historic photographs. This presentation is part of the celebration for the 100th anniversary of the Burgert Brothers Studio. 

In partnership with USF Libraries.

Held in USF Tampa Library Grace Allen Room (4th Floor)




Saturday, October 7
FGS Annual Fall Seminar 2017  (FGS Annual Fall Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Robert W. Saunders, Sr., Public Library, 1505 Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, Florida
Join us for our annual Fall Seminar when our speaker will be David Rencher, Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch in Salt Lake City, Utah. He will present the following topics:
  • Using All the Features of FamilySearch 

  • Irish Immigration (in-bound, U.S. Sources) 

  • Proven Research Strategies that Transcend Geo-Political Boundaries 

  • Record Collections at FamilySearch – Tips and Tricks for Effective Searches

Detailed desriptions of the presentation topics and about reservations will be announced on our website and here soon. You will not want to miss this exciting all-day event!



Saturday, November 4
November 2017 Monthly Meeting  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Speaker and topic to be announced.



Saturday, December 2
December 2017 Monthly Meeting and Holiday Party  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
To Be Announced
Join us for our annual holiday party! Time, location, and details will be announced in Fall 2017.