Family History Fair and more genealogy events at your local library

Orange County Library System Genealogy Events – February 2024 Through their West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center, the Orange County Library System offers a wide array of genealogy events that we know fans of the History Center would be interested in, so we’re happy to support our valued community partner

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Has your Ancestry.com research plateaued? Your library can help!

Orange County Library System Genealogy Event – December 2023 OCLS’s West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center offers events that cover a range of basic and beginning genealogy research. This month you can get guidance on how to use holiday gatherings for research, among other virtual classes. For more information on

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Discover how military records can uncover ancestral information

Orange County Library System Genealogy Events – November 2023 OCLS’s West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center offers events that cover a range of basic and beginning genealogy research. This month you can learn how to learn more about your family tree using newspapers, among other virtual classes. For more information

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Research your Hispanic ancestors with help from the library

Orange County Library System Genealogy Events – October 2023 OCLS’s West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center offers events that cover a range of basic and beginning genealogy research techniques, including how to interpret DNA results, census records, vital statistics, land records, probate records, and immigration records. As part of our

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Get your genealogical research started with the library’s “Finding Your Roots Series”

Orange County Library System Genealogy Events – September 2023 OCLS’s West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center offers events that cover a range of basic and beginning genealogy research techniques, including how to interpret DNA results, census records, vital statistics, land records, probate records, and immigration records. As part of our

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The library can teach you how to find those hard-to-find ancestors

Orange County Library System Genealogy Events – August 2023 The History Center regularly collaborates with the Orange County Library System, a natural partnership particularly since its main location is next door. With that in mind, we are pleased to keep you informed about history-related events offered at OCLS. OCLS’s West

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This July, explore your family history with the Orange County Library System

Orange County Library System Genealogy Events – July 2023 The History Center regularly collaborates with the Orange County Library System, a natural partnership particularly since its main location is next door. With that in mind, we are pleased to keep you informed about history-related events offered at OCLS. OCLS’s West

Continue reading article This July, explore your family history with the Orange County Library System