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February 2020

African-American Genealogy

Tuesday, February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Tues. Feb. 11, we will be at West Cobb Regional. Genealogical research can be difficult, and African American genealogy can be even more challenging, but we in the Georgia Room would like to help you find the answers you need to fill in your family tree. Please join us as we review resources, databases, and tips that may…

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African American Genealogy

Wednesday, February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Free

Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Genealogical research can be difficult, and African American genealogy can be even more challenging, but we in the Georgia Room would like to help you find the answers you need to fill in your family tree. Please join us as we review resources, databases, and tips that may be useful in doing African American genealogy and removing those brick…

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Online Search Tips for Genealogy Research

Monday, February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Do you keep getting lost when using genealogy websites and databases? Are you having trouble finding your ancestors, even though you have their correct information? Please join Georgia Room staff as we review tips and tricks for researching online through various websites and databases. We will be going over the most popular genealogy databases, including the ones accessible through…

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March 2020

Introduction to Online Genealogy

Saturday, March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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This class will cover the major online genealogy sites such as Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.com, Newspapers.com and Fold3. Learn to navigate each site, how to stay organized, and how to hop between different sites to get the maximum out of online research. Introduction to Online Genealogy will be held in the Community Room at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center and is intended for adults and teens. No registration necessary.  

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Oral Interview Techniques for Genealogy

Tuesday, March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Tues. March 10, we will be at West Cobb Regional. Join us as we talk about Oral Interview Techniques and why they’re important to genealogical research. We’ll talk about what you should ask your parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. as well as how to ask, how to keep it all organized, and what to do with the information…

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Genealogy Databases

Wednesday, March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Free

Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Have you wanted to research your family history but aren’t sure where to start? Do you have a notable individual rumored to be in your ancestry that you want to confirm? We in the Georgia Room would like to help you begin your research. Please join us as we review some helpful tips and tricks to get started in…

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Databases: FamilySearch

Monday, March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Have you wanted to research your family history but aren’t sure where to start? Do you have a notable individual rumored to be in your ancestry that you want to confirm? We in the Georgia Room would like to help you begin your research by reviewing one of our genealogy resources: FamilySearch, which is one of the most well-organized…

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April 2020

Databases: Ancestry

Monday, April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! If you have had the opportunity to work on your own genealogy, or possibly just walked through the Georgia Room and spoken with the staff, you may have heard of Ancestry. The Georgia Room has used Ancestry Library Edition for years as a genealogy resource due to the millions of records available to the public for free. Please join…

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