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Reliving Springfield History
Monday, February 6
Reliving Springfield History  (Program)
7:00 pm
OGS Library, 534 W. Catalpa St, Springfield, MO and Zoom
Sean FitzGibbons. Executive Director of the History Museum on The Square, will share what’s new and what is planned for the future. The History Museum has continued to evolve since its humble beginning in 1974. Today’s, 18,000 square feet of space holds permanent and temporary exhibits providing visitors a peek into numerous periods of Springfield’s history.
 
 
Attendance Options
in person at the OGS Library
Members will receive a Zoom link by email


Does that Even Make Sense?
Wednesday, February 15
Does that Even Make Sense?  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, and Zoom
Online trees: a genealogist friend or foe? Learn tools for evaluating whether the information in online trees should be added to your own work. Daniel Lilienkamp will present via Zoom.
 
 
 
Attendance Options
in person at The Library Center
Members will receive a Zoom link by email



Using Maps to Enhance Genealogical Research
Monday, March 6
Using Maps to Enhance Genealogical Research  (Program)
7:00 pm
OGS Library, 534 W. Catalpa St, Springfield, MO and Zoom
Maps provide a means of approaching genealogical information in a different and visual way. Whether they help develop the story of our ancestors as they migrate from place to place or reveal connections to neighbors for problem solving, maps are an important tool in the genealogist’s toolbox. In this lecture, Patti Hobbs, Certified Genealogist® will identify map repositories as well as demonstrate ways to use maps in research.
 
Attendance Options
in person at the OGS Library
Members will receive a Zoom link by email


Finding Female Ancestors
Wednesday, March 15
Finding Female Ancestors  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, and Zoom
Identifying female ancestors is challenging due to their social and legal standing. Methodology employing a woman’s FAN (Friends, Associates, Neighbors) club and thoroughly examining all relevant records can link a female to her relatives with indirect and negative evidence. Jacob Eubanks of St. Louis County Library will present by Zoom.
 
 
Attendance Options:
in person at The Library Center 
Members will receive a Zoom link by email.



What Can I Do With My DNA? 13 Things You Can Do With Your DNA
Wednesday, April 19
What Can I Do With My DNA? 13 Things You Can Do With Your DNA  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, and Zoom
So you took a test, and you know your ethnicity. You are related to who you expected. Now what? Explore all the things you can do with your DNA from the basics to more advanced options with professional genealogist Peggy Jude.
 
 
Attendance Options
in person at The Library Center
Members will receive a Zoom link



Navigating Online Genealogy Databases: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Wednesday, May 17
Navigating Online Genealogy Databases: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, and Zoom
The types of sources and research methodologies successful genealogists employ have not changed. But how we access those sources has been revolutionized. Variable avenues of accessing records offers many advantages but also imposes limitations on the research process. Presentation by Patti Hobbs, Certified Genealogist®.
 
Attendance Options
in person at The Library Center
Members will receive a Zoom link by email.