Fall Workshop Success

Thanks to all who attended Saturday’s High-Tech, Low-Tech: Old-Fashioned Genealogy Meets the 21st Century workshop with Thomas MacEntee, Marsha Peterson-Mass and Matt Rutherford. It was a great day to add new techniques to our genealogy “tool-boxes”. For those of you who didn’t make it, be sure to stop by the genealogy reference desk to chat - we’re always happy to answer your research questions.

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