This week at CGS

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For more information or to register, click the hyperlinks for any event.
All times are Pacific Daylight Time.

Monday, May 22, 7-8:30 p.m. DNA Special Interest Group. DNA Skills SIG members will continue to develop their understanding of DNA techniques, review new developments in DNA testing and tools, and discuss members’ research problems and case studies. See more details at the link or contact Mark McLaren.

Wednesday, May 24, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.: “Tips & Talk” at the Oakland FamilySearch Center. Preregistration requested. This week: longtime CGS member and OFSC volunteer Jane Lindsay discusses “Finding Living Family Members To Help You With Your Research.” She explains why it is important to connect with cousins, aunts and uncles who often have records, photos and family stories that can help further your family research. Jane says, “My family member discoveries have brought my family to life and added a new dimension to my research!” Feel free to bring a lunch and hang out afterwards to get help with your genealogy and/or use the library’s many resources. Free.

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. RootsMagic Special Interest Group. Keith Montgomery heads this group where RootsMagic users meet to discuss helpful hints for using the software. Group will review their experience in updating to version 8. Topics include review of various screens and functions of RootsMagic with group suggestions on best usage and practice. To register, go to RootsMagic SIG Registration or contact Keith Montgomery for more information. For a complete list of events, see our Events and Education page.

Library hours: We are now open by appointment Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please email [email protected] no later than 7 p.m. the night before to let us know you’re coming!