Thursday, June 16, 2016

Is Your Missing Ancestor a Jailbird? - Genealogy Garage

Hope you will join us this Saturday at the Central library of the LAPL when one of our favorite workshop leaders, Barbara Randall will share a topic: "Is Your Missing Ancestor a Jailbird?" for Genealogy Garage.

Genealogy Garage is this Saturday June 18th, from 11 am-1 pm.

The presenter, Barbara Randall, is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) & the Genealogical Speakers Guild, will disclose how to explore legal and penal system records that may reveal the hidden past of a missing ancestor or relative, who may be a convicted criminal.

Workshops assist family researchers at all levels of expertise. No matter where you are researching and whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to “tune-up” your current research skills or learn something new about family history research. Genealogy Garage workshops are held at the Central Library of the LAPL in the History & Genealogy Dept. on Lower Level 4, accessible by escalator or elevator. Genealogy Garage is held near the main reference desk; just ask the library personnel for our location. Other items to bring: pedigree charts, family group sheets, pens/pencils, paper, and/or your laptop computer.

Stay after the tour for personalized attention. Directions to Central Library and parking info available at http://www.lapl.org/central/. Park UNDER the library, entering at 524 Flower St. just off 5th Street. You need a LAPL card to receive the $1.00 Saturday parking rate. Apply for the card at your local LAPL or at the Circulation Desk when you arrive. Just bring identification.

Show your library card to get your parking ticket validated at the Information Desk before returning to your car. Please travel light. This is a public building—it is NOT recommended that you leave computers, purses or other personal items unattended while researching.