Story County Genealogical Society
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Story County Genealogical Society
Story County, Iowa, USA
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Monday, February 10
What's At the Library for Genealogists?  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Megan Klein-Hewitt, MLS
Learn what resources are available for genealogists at the Ames Public Library.
Be prepared to be surprised!


Wednesday, February 19
Ethnic Groups in Iowa: The Norwegians  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Linda Greethouse
Explore the lives and times of the Norwegian emigrants to Iowa, many of whom settled in Story County.


Wednesday, February 26
Genealogy Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer or software questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.



Monday, March 9
Using Probate Records  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Probate records can contain useful information for genealogists.  An overview of using these records will be given, followed by an example that solved a research problem.
Speakers: Mary J. Lohr and Malvina Lutz


Wednesday, March 18
Tools of the Trade: Timelines, Tables, Templates  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Alice Hoyt Veen, CG
Inspiring ideas for your genealogy research from an experienced and Certified Genealogist!
 


Wednesday, March 25
Genealogy Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer or software questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.



Monday, April 13
Maps  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Maps can tell a story.  Learn all about them from Alice Hoyt Veen, CG.


Wednesday, April 15
Preparing for a Trip to the Archives  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Mary Logsdon
Tips and ideas to get the most from a planned research trip.


Wednesday, April 22
Genealogy Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer or software questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.



Monday, May 11
How Are We Related?  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speakers: Lyle Hammes and Linda Greethurst


Wednesday, May 20
Road Trip to Parks Library at Iowa State University  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Facilitator: Susan Jasper
We'll visit Parks Library on the campus of Iowa State University and learn about resources available in the archives, special collections, and main collection. 


Wednesday, May 27
Genealogy Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer or software questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.