Friday, August 07, 2015

UPCOMING CLASSES COURTESY OF ST. LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Here’s a list of classes I’m doing in August and September at various locations in the St. Louis metro area. Don’t forget, Buder Branch Library has a large free parking lot, and you can park for free on Central Library’s public parking lot.

THURS
AUG 13
7 pm-8:30 pm

Picture This: Finding, Editing, & Filing Images

Tom Pearson shows genealogists how to acquire, file, and do basic editing of photographs and other images. Edwardsville Library, 112 S. Kansas Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025. To register/more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

SAT
AUG 15
2 pm-5 pm

Which Test? The Basics of Genetic Testing for Genealogists

Join us as an expert on the subject (Janine Cloud of FamilyTreeDNA) discusses the types of tests available and the information that they can and can’t provide for genealogists ($30 discount on their tests for attendees—you can purchase tests and do the swab at the talk). Central Library, Carnegie Room, 3rd Floor. Registration is required for this special program. To register/more info: tpearson@slpl.org.

THURS
SEP 10
10:30 am-Noon

Czech-American Service & Sacrifice in the American Civil War

Tom Pearson discusses book, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of information on Czech-American service in the Civil War. Central Library, Training Room, 2nd Floor. To register/more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

THURS
SEP 17
7 pm-8:30 pm

Jail & Prison Records for the Genealogist

Tom Pearson discusses book, manuscript, microfilm, and Internet sources of information on ancestors who “did time” in local, state, and federal institutions. Session also covers POWs, internees, and displaced persons. Morrison Talbott Library, 215 Park Street, Waterloo, IL 62298. To register/more information, tpearson@slpl.org.


SAT
SEP 26
2 pm-3:30 pm

Over There: Researching World War I Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen

Tom Pearson discusses book, manuscript, microfilm, and Internet sources of information on ancestors who served in World War I. Buder Branch Library, 4401 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109. To register/more information, tpearson@slpl.org.

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