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Saturday, June 22
Volunteer Opportunities at HQRL  (Promotion)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Heritage Quest Research Library
Join us as Evelyn guides us through the stacks with the ins and outs of volunteering at Heritage Quest Research Library.  
Do you like to interact with the public?  Are you creative?  Do you enjoy finding out about your Ancestors?  Volunteering at HQRL is a great way to learn more, give more and enjoy more!
Bring your Ancestors to Life!
 


Wednesday, June 26
Understanding DNA with Janet Camarata  (Classroom)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Heritage Quest Research Library
This is a GREAT class for beginners and for brushing up on your skills. After receiving your DNA results, the questions begin. Learn how to navigate the results, understand an ethnicity report, geographical background maps and identifying cousin matches with Ancestry, Family Tree DNA and 23and me.
Instructor:  Janet Camarata
$20.00 members / $25.00 non-members
(We had a class on library research previously in this time slot.)
 



Wednesday, July 24
Making Sense of the Supplemental Censuses  (Classroom)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Heritage Quest Research Library
Instructor: Janet Camarata
The U.S. government also collected non-population, special supplemental censuses, collecting territorial data, agriculture, manufacturing, slave schedules, state, veterans, social statistics, and mortality (causes of death). Learn how to build a personal guidebook for help in reading and understanding each census. Learn what's available and where to find them in Ancestry, FamilySearch and the National Archives.
$20.00 members / $25.00 non-members



Wednesday, August 28
Discover County Histories and the Family Stories They Tell  (Classroom)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Heritage Quest Research Library
Instructor:  Janet Camarata
The town, county, and regional histories are important sources for genealogists for 18th and 19th-century research. Discover settlement patterns of a given area, origins of the early settlers, geography, religion, economics, education, the social conditions and major events of the times, and if lucky, a biographical sketch of your ancestor. Learn what's been written, where to find them and how to assess their value.
$20.00 members / $25.00 non-members
 



Saturday, October 12
Autumn Quest 2019  (Seminar)
8:15 am to 3:00 pm
Emerald Queen Conference Center, Fife, WA
Join us to hear internationally-known speaker, Dave Obee, speak about researching old newspapers, Canadian Genealogy on the Internet, Friends Across the Border and the Geography of Genealogy in England. See the brochure for registration form and early bird signup special.