Wednesday, January 21, 2009

NSGS Meeting, February 14

MYTH: All of the Good Genealogy Websites Require a Subscription.
TRUTH: Some of the Best and Most Useful Sites for Genealogists Are Free.
Be a guest at the North Suburban Genealogical Society’s February meeting to hear Kristen Newton Smith tell us how to take advantage of some of these free sites to advance our research and connect with other genealogists. Ms. Smith will also offer guidance in finding new websites. Kristen Newton Smith, M.L.S, is a reference librarian at the Algonquin Area Public Library and a frequent presenter on varied genealogical subjects—with an emphasis on using technology.
When: February 14, 2009; 1 p.m.
Where: Glenview Library 1930 Glenview Rd. Glenview, IL 60025
Admission: Free
Contact: Jim Boyle 847 401 2579

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