Have you ever wondered what resources are available in the Research Center and Archives of the Stearns History Museum? Come and find out! The Stearns History Museum will offer regular classes to highlight the many resources available and show you how easy they are to access. Our archivists will give an Introduction to the Research Center and Archives, where we’ll show you how to use our archives and all of the different databases and collections available.
Want to learn even more? We will offer additional regular workshops with our archivists highlighting one aspect of research resources available at our facility. Whether you are interested in genealogy, town histories, the history of a local business, or just want to see what we do, this class is for you!
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
6:30 - 7: 00 pm - Intro to the Research Center
7:00 - 8:00 pm - Getting Started with Ancestry.com
In person workshop. Presenter: Sarah Warmka, Stearns History Museum
Ancestry.com is the World's Largest Online Genealogical website and contains literally billions of records! Sound intimidating? Attend this one-hour workshop to get an overview of the site. You'll learn how to get started researching your family history using this invaluable resource. Ancestry Library Edition is available for our patrons to use 7 days a week at the Stearns History Museum.
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
9:00 - 10:00 am - Organizing Your Genealogy
Live-streaming Webinar. Presenter: Lori Bessler, Wisconsin Historical Society
The best way to get more out of your family research is to have it well organized! This webinar provides practical advice on organizing the information you have gathered, analyzing that information and then going forward with your research. You will find something in this webinar whether you organize with binders or software. Lori Bessler, Reference Librarian at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Archives is the speaker and comes with 35 years of experience in genealogical research.
Feel free to come to one or every workshop! Research Center Workshops are free to Stearns History Museum members. Non-members are $7.00.
Please RSVP to 320-253-8424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org