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Monday, May 21 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Providing Genealogy Programming

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TV shows like "Who Do You Think You Are?", "Genealogy Roadshow" and "Finding Your Roots" are growing in popularity. Libraries can take advantage of the popular interest in family history by offering genealogy programming. This session gives ideas for program topics, finding speakers, advertizing, and much more. Increase patron usage of library databases and resources and draw a crowd while doing it.

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Katie Derby

Culpeper County Library
Katie Derby holds a BA in Family History/ Genealogy with an emphasis in the US South from Brigham Young University. She interned in the Local History/ Genealogy reading room at the Library of Congress. Katie has directed and spoken at regional and state level conferences and provides... Read More →

Monday May 21, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm EDT
Blue Point Ballrooms II & III