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Using Ancestry in Your Genealogy Research

Explore Ancestry Library Edition through your library

2020-12-12 10:30:00 2020-12-12 12:00:00 America/New_York Using Ancestry in Your Genealogy Research This class will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry Library Edition, including its Ohio and Summit County resources. Register to receive a Zoom link. Virtual Class

Saturday, December 12
10:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-12-12 10:30:00 2020-12-12 12:00:00 America/New_York Using Ancestry in Your Genealogy Research This class will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry Library Edition, including its Ohio and Summit County resources. Register to receive a Zoom link. Virtual Class

This class will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry Library Edition, including its Ohio and Summit County resources. Register to receive a Zoom link.

With more than 10,000 databases and 200 billion images, Ancestry is the premier online genealogy resource. It’s available within any ASCPL location, and it’s also freely available anywhere you have internet access until at least December 31. This class will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry Library Edition, including its Ohio and Summit County resources, and show you how to do efficient and effective searches. 

This program will be presented on Zoom. A webcam and microphone may be necessary to participate fully in this interactive event. If you have neither of these, your participation may be limited.

You will receive an e-mail with the participation weblink one day before the program. If you do not have an e-mail address or are unable to attend, please contact the Special Collections Division by phone at 330-643-9030 or e-mail the division at: speccollections@akronlibrary.org.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual Program | Genealogy |

TAGS: | Genealogy | Ancestry |

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
Mon, Mar 01 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 02 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 03 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 04 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 06 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 07 Closed

About the branch

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business & Government, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Science & Technology, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

Upcoming events

Thu, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Mar 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Mon, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:00am

Mon, Mar 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Tue, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Wed, Mar 10, 10:30am - 11:00am

Wed, Mar 10, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Thu, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Fri, Mar 12, 11:00am - 11:45am
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Sat, Mar 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Sat, Mar 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Mon, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:00am

Mon, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Mon, Mar 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tue, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:15am

Tue, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Tue, Mar 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tue, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Mar 17, 10:30am - 11:00am

Wed, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Thu, Mar 18, All day
Kanopy and hoopla apps

Thu, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Mar 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Sat, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
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Sat, Mar 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Mon, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:00am

Mon, Mar 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Tue, Mar 23, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Tue, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Tue, Mar 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Wed, Mar 24, 10:30am - 11:00am

Wed, Mar 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Thu, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Mar 25, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Sat, Mar 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Mon, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:00am

Tue, Mar 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Tue, Mar 30, 6:45pm - 7:45pm

Wed, Mar 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Apr 01, All day

Thu, Apr 01, All day
Culture & AV

Thu, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Apr 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Sat, Apr 03, 10:00am - 11:30am