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Library’s study group can help you learn about your Native American roots

It’s interesting to consider AI’s role in genealogy research and the Orange County Library System is doing just that during the month of May. This and many other classes are offered by OCLS through their Genealogy Center located at the West Oaks Branch in Ocoee. Learn more about the many resources of the library at

DNA for Native American Genealogy Study Group
Wednesdays, May 1 & 8, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for our DNA for Native American Genealogy Study Group.

Searching on
Thursday, May 2, Noon
Learn how to make the most out of your searches on Ancestry Library Edition and

Sunday Morning Genealogy
Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m.
Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join us for this Sunday morning genealogy hangout. Feel free to ask any type of genealogy question or propose a genealogy discussion topic.

Tuesday, May 7, 1 p.m.
FamilySearch is a tremendous and free source for family history research. Learn how to navigate this website and how to make the most of the information that it contains.

Genealogy in the States: South Carolina
Thursday, May 9, Noon
Explore the rich research resources and collections that are held in a variety of archives and repositories in South Carolina. Discover what records are available and how to use them.

Building Your Family Tree on
Tuesday, May 14, 1 p.m.
Discover all of the tools and resources has to help you build your family tree online.

AI and Genealogy
Wednesdays, May 15–29, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a three-week adventure as we explore the foundational role of AI in the world of genealogy.

Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group
Tuesdays, May 21 & 28, 1 p.m.
Join us for our Mastering Genealogical Proof study group focusing on genealogical methods and reasoning.

West Oaks Branch & Genealogy Center Overview
Thursday, May 23, Noon
Learn about the services and resources that are offered by the library to help you with your genealogical research.

Finding Your Roots: Probate Records
West Oaks Branch
Friday, May 24, 3 p.m.
Learn what probate records are, where they are located, and how to best utilize them in your family history research.

Thursday, May 30, Noon
Learn how to navigate and see how a variety of tools can help you further analyze your DNA and connect with your DNA matches.

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