Genealogy & Family History Workshops

January to June 2014 Genealogy Workshops

The Ohio Historical Society Center’s Archives/Library (OHS), the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly over a series of workshops designed to educate family history researchers about the many records and resources available to them.

The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history.  We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time.


Genealogy Workshops:

Websites Every Beginning Genealogists Needs to Know About at CML

Websites Every Beginning Genealogists Needs to Know About at CML

Date/Time: January 4, 2014, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost:  FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

Chronicling America:  Online Historic American Newspapers for Genealogy

Chronicling America: Online Historic American Newspapers for Genealogy

Researchers Webinar
Date/Time: January 9, 2014. 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Location: Webinar, pre-registration required
Cost: FREE, pre-registrationrequired

View

Genealogy Tutorials Online at CML

Genealogy Tutorials Online at CML


Date/Time:  February 1, 2014, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

Digitizing Your Family History

Digitizing Your Family History

Date/Time: February 15, 2014, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Location:  Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00non-members REGISTER

View

Find Your Irish Ancestors Online at CML

Find Your Irish Ancestors Online at CML

Date/Time: March 1, 2014, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems in German-American Research

How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems in German-American Research

Date/Time: March 15, 2014, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Location: Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members REGISTER

View

Using WorldCat.org for Family History at CML

Using WorldCat.org for Family History at CML

Date/Time: April 5, 2014, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

Family History Sources at the Columbus Metropolitan Library Webinar

Family History Sources at the Columbus Metropolitan Library Webinar

April 10, 2014, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Webinar, pre-registrationrequired
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members

View

Census Records on the Net at CML

Census Records on the Net at CML

Date/Time: May 3,2014 10:00am -12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

Putting the Clues Together:  Learning More about Your Family Photographs

Putting the Clues Together: Learning More about Your Family Photographs

Date/Time: May 17, 2014, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Location: Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS\FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members
REGISTER

View

Genealogy Forum at CML

Genealogy Forum at CML

Date/Time: May 31, 2014, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

Vital Records Online at CML

Vital Records Online at CML

Date/Time: June 7, 2014 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

View

Cornerstones of Genealogy Webinar

Cornerstones of Genealogy Webinar

Date/Time: June 12, 2014, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Location: Webinar, pre-registration required
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members

View

Size of the Research Room