Main Library Indiana Room Program

Ask Granny

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get a start on preserving your family history. This fun workshop gives you the tools to record your memories on paper and pass them on to your grandchildren. Families welcome.

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Why We Don't Write and How We Can

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Professional genealogist and writer Harold Henderson discusses the value of contemplating, evaluating, organizing, and writing about our genealogical finds.

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Beginning Genealogy

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get started tracing your genealogy and family history. Indiana Room librarian Luann Dillon discusses where to start, how to organize what you find, and gives an overview of resources, both online and off.

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Good Night and May God Bless told by Stephanie Holman

Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Familiar words for TV watchers during the 50s and 60s, this was beloved clown and Hoosier Red Skelton's sign off. Join our very own Stephanie Holman for an amazing storytelling about Red's early years in Vincennes, IN. Holman tells the story through the eyes of three influential women in Red's early life, including his wife Edna Stillwell and the creation of their famous skit, "How to Eat a Donut". Donuts and hot drinks provided.

Professional storyteller and MCPL librarian Stephanie Holman was commissioned by Storytelling Arts of Indiana and the Indiana History Center to create this story for the series "Sharing Hoosiers History Through Story".

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Storing and Preserving Your Family Documents Electronically

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Back by popular demand. Bethany Fiechter, from the Indiana State Library, discusses the best and safest ways to store your documents and photos electronically.

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Continuing Your Search for Irish Ancestors

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
In the second part of this series, we review researching church records, Irish surnames and their locations, and what US records are helpful. Please register.

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Using Library Databases for Genealogy Research

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Indiana Room librarians Christine Friesel and Luann Dillon demonstrate the best way to use subscription databases on the library's website for genealogy research. We cover Fold3, which is always adding more and more content; Heritage Quest, with it's books portal; the LDS Church's Family Search; and finding aids that have been created for the Indiana Room. Please register.

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