Mission Genealogy Club

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Diana Elder presentation

Wednesday 5 May, 2021

7 PM (PST)

 

You are invited by the Qualicum Beach Family History Society to a presentation by Diana Elder on the topic: " Research Logs: The Key to Organizing Your Family History".

Diana is an Accredited Genealogist© professional, author, and speaker. She has eighteen years of research experience and holds a credential for genealogy research through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). Read her full biography here: https://familylocket.com/about-us/

 

Research logs are the key to tracking negative and positive searches so you can make progress in your research. Learn about various types of logs, then follow a case study showing how the research log was key to solving the problem.

 

Date: Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Time: 7 PM (PST)

The event will be held on the Zoom platform. Registration is required.

 

This presentation, like all others, is free for all members of the Qualicum Beach Family History Society. If you are not already a member, please visit our home page at https://www.qbfhs.ca/ and click on the "Join Us!" tab. The cost of a yearly membership is $25.

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Surrey Libraries Family History <Familyhistory@surrey.ca>

 

We're happy to report that we reopened for limited access on Wednesday, September 9!  Please see this link for our new hours and other information about reopening:  

https://www.surreylibraries.ca/news/we%E2%80%99re-opening-september-9.

 

Our Covid-19 protocols and safety measures are very thorough, as noted in the link above.  I would like to highlight the following aspects:

 

  • limiting the number of people within the branch at any given time
  • limiting computer time to 45 minutes – computer time is first-come-first-      served, as before
  • limiting time within the branch to 1 hour

 

If you have an exact reference to a specific microfilm, book, or database you are welcome to use our document delivery service: https://www.surreylibraries.ca/services/family-history#D  

 

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And a reminder that we have our online FUN FAMILY HISTORY FRIDAYS program, this Friday from 2:30 to 4:00pm.  Because it is online, you would need to register so that we can send you an invite with an access link. Registration and program information is here: https://www.surreylibraries.ca/events/fun-family-history-fridays?eventdate=%20%20%20%20%20%20Fri%20Sep%2025%20|%202:30%20pm.  We hope your can join us!

 

The family history department is open for your visits.  Please note our current hours and covid protocols here:  https://www.surreylibraries.ca/locations/cloverdale-branch.  We do hope to see you in the branch soon!


If you have any questions, please contact us at familyhistory@surrey.ca or call 604-598-7328.



Just a few updates from our department:

 

Hello everyone...

 

Genealogy Orientation & Consultation Sessions


These are in-person, one-one-one, in-branch sessions (with full covid safety protocols in place) for anyone new to genealogy OR needing a new direction in their research.  A session will include a tour of our department and the resources, databases, and services we offer, as well as some personal consultation to discuss your specific research needs and create a new research plan.  Pre-registration is required -- 604-598-7328 or familyhistory@surrey.ca

 


 

Ancestry from Home – Extended to March 31, 2021!

(This is generously provided to us through ProQuest and their partner Ancestry).  Please remember that in order to access our account from your home you will need to (a) live in Surrey; (b) have a Surrey Libraries card; and (c) access through our website here:

https://www.surreylibraries.ca/services/family-history (scroll down until you see the Ancestry login button).


We will be using Microsoft Teams for this online program, a free and secure downloadable app available here.  You will need a computer with a webcam and microphone (or headphones), or your smartphone, or iPad/tablet.

 

 

Genealogy Orientation & Consultation

These are in-person, one-on-one sessions (with full covid safety protocols in place) for anyone new to genealogy OR needing a new direction in their research.  A session will include a tour of our department and the resources, databases, and services we offer, as well as some personal consultation to discuss your specific research needs and create a new research plan with you. Please call or email us to make an appointment – 604-598-7328 or familyhistory@surrey.ca. 

 

Remember:  We are open for in-person visits and research.  Time in the library is limited to one hour, with 45 minutes on the computer.  We are hoping this will be extended soon.  Library and Family History Department hours are here:  https://www.surreylibraries.ca/locations/cloverdale-branch

 

 

As always, if you have any questions, please email us at familyhistory@surrey.ca, or call us at 604-598-7328.


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