Learn about genealogy resources at library

The Internet has made more resources available to people researching their family roots than ever before. First Colony Branch Library will show how to access the library’s online resources in a program on “Genealogy Resources @ Your Library,” on Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 7:00 pm, in the Conference Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land.

Staff from the library’s Adult Services department will demonstrate how to access online tools and databases for genealogical research in this program for beginner family-history researchers . The databases are available through the Fort Bend County Libraries’ website, www.fortbend.lib.tx.us. Most of them can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection, and there is one that must be accessed from within the library. Some of the resources require a subscription when accessed directly, but are free when accessed through the library’s website. 

Those attending the program will also receive tips on how to conduct online searches in an efficient manner for the best results.

The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website, click on “Calendar,” select “First Colony Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2800, or by visiting the library.

Short URL: http://www.fortbendstar.com/?p=39677

Posted by on Apr 23 2014. Filed under Sugar Land. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google
Log in | Copyright © 2011 by Fortbendstar.com | All rights reserved.