Calendar

Jan
26
Sat
Genealogy: Back to Basics – Genealogy Drop-In
Jan 26 @ 10:30 – 12:00

All Welcome; Come join us! Drop in to get some help on your family tree, share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Experienced researchers from Ottawa Branch will be here to answer questions & help you get the most from library resources. Bring your laptop, or tablet too! If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Genealogy: Back to Basics – Topic tba
Jan 26 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Ottawa Branch Presentation: tba
Jan 26 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: tbd
Speaker:tbd

Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.

Presentation: Cemetery and Monument Conservation
Jan 26 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: Cemetery and Monument Conservation (rescheduled from September
Speaker: Catherine Paterson, PhD

This presentation will focus on the principles and practices of monument conservation in Ontario cemeteries. Using examples from several recent projects, this talk will highlight how caring for cemeteries can draw from their significance to past and present communities.

Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.

Feb
23
Sat
Back to Basics – Getting Started
Feb 23 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

This month’s topic is “Getting Started” by Mike More. If you are still struggling after that DNA test for Christmas or just confused about where to begin, join us for some hints.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Presentation: Beechwood: The Creation of Canada’s National Cemetery, 1873-1930
Feb 23 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: Beechwood: The Creation of Canada’s National Cemetery, 1873-1930
Speaker:Glenn Wright

Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.

Mar
23
Sat
Back to Basics – Ottawa Public Library Resources for Genealogy
Mar 23 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

Romaine Honey will introduces us to the genealogical resources at the Ottawa Public Library.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Presentation: North Grenville Historical Society
Mar 23 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: North Grenville Historical Society
Speaker: Dr. David Shanahan

Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.

Apr
27
Sat
Genealogy: Back to Basics – Evaluating Your Evidence
Apr 27 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Ottawa Branch Presentation: Copyright
Apr 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: Copyright
Speaker: Theresa Sorel, Cof Ottawa Archives

Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.