HOW TO....Genealogy Research Series

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Jerry Carbone, genealogist of Whetstone Brook Genealogy, and former library director at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, will present a  Saturday series of free lectures on genealogical databases at Dover Free Library,  Dover, Vermont, at 12 noon on July 6, 13, and 20. 

July 6 on Genealogy 101- Where you Confuse the Dead and Irritate the Living. In this 1-hour talk, Carbone will discuss some of the main genealogical resources  he uses in his own research as well as touch on the use of DNA in genealogical research from the point of view of his own ancestor/relative DNA discoveries.

July 13,  his presentation will provide insight of getting the most from the giant database, familysearch.org, in FamilySearch: Navigating the World’s Largest FREE Genealogical Database. Sponsored by the Church of the Latter Day Saints, FS offers users the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world.

July 20, Carbone will explore the valuable portal from the oldest genealogical society in the United States in his talk,  New England Historic and Genealogical Society. AmericanAncestors: Navigating the Online Portal for the New England Historic Genealogical Society. AmericanAncestors  “is the most-used genealogical society website in the world.”

These workshops are free and open to the public.

Additional Genealogy Resource Links can be found Here

Monday & Tuesday Night Events

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MONDAY, July 22nd @ 5:00pm

Showing in the Community Room: INTERSTELLAR

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts (played by Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway) to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life., this free movie showing is part of this summer's A UNIVERSE OF STORIES themed reading program.  This 2014 film is Rated  PG-13 for perilous action scenes and brief strong language, runtime: 169 minutes.

 

 

TUESDAY, July 23rd - NO MOVIE 

In the Community Room: SPACE RACE LEGO CHALLENGE at 6pm

Kids 7 to 12 can sign up to participate in this free and fun summer event that includes ®LEGO set building, challenging team relay activities, stories & prizes. Perfect for budding engineers looking to explore the engineering world with other budding engineers their age. Spaces are still available but limited so call the library to register at 348-7488 or click here to register by sending the child's name, age and phone contact information 

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MUSIC EVENT COMING TO THE LIBRARY...

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Ruth Garbus 

FRIDAY, July 19th at 7pm

Original Music off the upcoming fifth solo album release, Kleinmeister, August 30th. 

 

  This event is free and open to the public. 

 

Summer Program Events Schedule for 2019

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CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING EVENTS then click on SEASONAL PROGRAMS  

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF ADULT SUMMER EVENTS

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