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Kingsport Public Library Events

Free- library auditorium
Registration not required

October 6: Who is Your Grandaddy and How Did He Get Here?
Learn the basics of beginning your genealogy research.  Presenter: Charlotte Dade, DAR Genealogy Consultant

October 13: Writing About Your Ancestors
Create a timeline and find sources to fill in the gaps.
Presenter: David Attrice, author of One Tough German: George Cress (1738-1823) and His Descendants

October 20: Using Photographs in Genealogical Research
Learn ways to identify types of photographs and search tips.
Presenter: Jessica McCroskey, Holston River Regional Library

October 27  2:00-3:00
The Basics of DNA for the Family Historian
Overview of the 4 types f DNA used by genealogists.  Information on testing companies.

Using 3rd Party Tools
Learn about 3rd party DNA testers with results beyond those obtained through testing companies, enabling many adoptees to locate birth parents.  Looks at GEDmatch, DNAGEDcom, Genome Mate Pro, etc.
Presenter: Lori Thornton, Professional Genealogist

For more information, contact 224-2539.

Author Program:
Rita Quillen

October 18 @ 6:30
public reading and signing of her new book, The Mad Farmer’s Wife

Friends of the Archives Annual Meeting & Betty Gibson Memorial Presentation
5:45 Archives open house & refreshments
6:30 Program begins

Speaker: Wayne Winkler
October 25

Director of WETS-FM and author of Walking Toward the Sunset: The Melungeons of Appalachia.

job clinic
Computer lab time to locate job opportunities, complete job applications, create resumes, etc.

copyright free seniors computers

Computer Classes
October 3,17, 25 @ 3:00
October 5,12,19, 26 @ 10:00
iPad October 26 @ 10:00
    three girls reading
TEEN BookLeague
October 6, 20
lego club
October 17
elementary age childrenstorytime 3For 2 year olds
Thursdays @ 10:30For preschoolers
Tuesdays @ 10:30

Lapsit infants
October 6,11,20,25
@ 9:30

egg drop


ages K-5th grade
October 10



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