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Heritage Room

Book Us! Scanning One-on-One

Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45 pm

Do you have family history documents you’d like to digitize? Are you getting together family photos and slides for a special event?  Get help digitizing these family heirlooms for lifelong preservation by registering for a Scanning One-on-One!

As the local history and genealogy arm of the Athens-Clarke County Library, the Heritage Room offers 45-minute personal sessions with a Heritage Room staff member in order to help you safely preserve your family history. This free program will have Library staff set aside time to spend with one person, working with select documents, photos, and slides for family history preservation.

To register for a 45-minute Scanning One-on-One, please visit the Events Calendar, click on the tutorial of your interest, and complete the registration form. You may also register by phone by calling (706) 613-3650 x352, or in person by visiting the Heritage Room during our regular hours of operation.

Please visit our Book Us! for a One-on-One FAQ page for more information.

Getting Started with Genealogy

Saturday, March 14, 2020

2:00-3:30 pm

Did you just get a Genealogy DNA kit? Not sure how to research records to search for family members? The Athens-Clarke County Heritage Room welcomes you to this free, informal session. Getting Started with Genealogy will introduce you to the many resources available to you when researching your family history, no matter where your family might have originated or be today. Heritage Room staff will introduce the basics of genealogical research, the resources available, and how to start your family tree project!

All attendees receive an information packet with resources and opportunities to ask questions during the session. Be sure to bring a pencil!

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