This week at CGS (July 24-30)

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

Last chance! Recording available through July 24:
Tax Records: More Exciting Than You Might Think. Annette Burke Lyttle discusses how tax records can provide a rich record of our ancestors’ lives and their sometimes-changing fortunes.

Monday, July 24, 1-5 p.m. Digital Archiving Committee. Volunteers needed to help digitize CGS’s unique collections so they can be made available online. Snacks and fun included! To join us, email Ron Madson: [email protected]

Wednesday, July 26, 11 a.m.Tips & Talk” at the Oakland FamilySearch Center. This week, “African American Research.” Patricia Smith Jenkins will discuss some historical challenges when researching African Americans in the United States and a few strategies found to break through brick walls. Pat facilitates monthly research and discussion groups for the African American Genealogical Society of Northern California and Oakland California FamilySearch Library. In person at the Oakland FamilySearch Center. Free. Preregistration appreciated: Click here to register.

Special Interest Groups

Monday, July 24, 7 p.m. DNA Skills SIG. A study group for those interested in genetic genealogy. Completion of CGS DNA Series or equivalent DNA class/experience. Must have uploaded DNA test results at one of the common DNA websites.

Don’t forget: Registration is open for our Salt Lake City Research Trip, October 9-14!  Visit the event page for complete details. You can also watch the video of our virtual meetup and info session, and download a handout with more information.

Library hours: Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See website for details.

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Calendar: Google calendar