Using Family Search to Find Your Ancestors

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

familysearchRichard Reid, Director of Friends of Irish Research, will provide a seminar on how to use Family Search to find genealogical information about your ancestors. The presentation will include video clips, a live demonstration, and an interactive exercise about finding information online. Handouts will be provided so you can continue your learning at home. Mr. Reid will be accompanied by fellow genealogy expert, Joe Petrie.

Registration in required. Please call the Information or Reference Desk to sign up at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, with Wendy Johnston

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

PCTLast year, experienced hiker Wendy Johnston hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail, all 2,700 miles from the US/Mexican border to the US/Canadian border.  She stepped outside her comfort zone and, removed from the hectic busyness of everyday life, learned lessons of courage, determination, and personal triumph along the way.

Join us for Wendy’s presentation and slideshow of photos from her amazing trek. Please sign up for this program, funded by a grant from the LSTA (Library Services & Technology Act), at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Birthday Books!

Birthday BalloonsCelebrate a birth or a birthday by giving a book to the library in some special someone’s name! Click here for information or choose Birthday Books from the drop-down menu under Children’s Services.

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Next Steps Reading Club

leafNext Steps Reading Club    Starting on the right path to reading!  September 22-November 17, 2014  For children birth to 5 years old.  Registration required and space is limited.  This autumn, help your little one FALL into reading by joining our early literacy reading program!  Our program is a fun, non-competitive way to encourage families with small children to read together.  Each child will get a bag containing a reading log, and a fall-themed stamp.  For every book read, add a stamp to the log.  For every 5 books you read, your child will receive a fall themed-cutout with his or her name on it to hang in the Picture Book Room.  Help us decorate for fall by reading!   Call 781-769-0200 ext 225 or email norchild@minlib.net for details and to register! Registration starts September 2.

 

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