30 July 2012

Auckland Libraries Launching Family History Month

This is going to be a great event! Auckland Libraries are launching Family History in an exciting way!!

Details of this event I got off the Kintalkfamilyhistoryblog. Auckland Libraries has a series of fabulous events across the region on a wide variety of topics nearly 50 events across 25 libraries - from Mahurangi in the North to Massey in the West and Pukekohe and Waiuku in the South! There is even an "overseas" visit to Waiheke Island.
Full details of the month can be reviewed hereand include links to the different events happening at the different libraries, speakers' profiles, and abstracts of the talks! These talks can be booked through the host library." 
This Family History event starts August 1st. 

Launching Family History Month - 3 events on one day 

To kick off this exciting month, Auckland Libraries has THREE events in one day at Central City Library in Lorne Street.

Brad Argent is going to be very busy in New Zealand - as he will be doing a few different events for both Auckland Libraries and the New Zealand Society of Genealogists in celebration of Family History Month.

s well as speaking on "Getting More from Ancestry " for us on Sunday, Aug 5, Brad will also be with us on Wednesday morning, along with other special guests
Brad Argent, Ancestry.com.au

11am, Wednesday 1 August
Whare Wānanga, opposite the Central Auckland Research Centre
L2, Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland

To book your place, phone (09) 307 7771.

Genealogy in the Pacific Islands with Christine Liava’a

Wednesday 1 August, noon

Do you have ancestors, of any ethnicity, who lived or worked in the Pacific Islands? Polynesians, Melanesians, Europeans, Chinese, Indians, or other? Traders, Government officials, whalers, seamen, planters, soldiers, labourers?

Christine Liava’a, of the Pacific Islands Interests group, will speak on what sources for Pacific Island Genealogy are available and where to find them, particularly in Auckland.

To book your place, phone (09) 307 7771 or book online

WORKSHOP: Auckland Libraries’ Family History eResources with Seonaid Lewis
Wednesday 1 August, 2pm - 3pm

‘Akozone’ computer suite, Level 1
Central City Library, Lorne St

Oh Wow!! Isn't this awesome!! If I didn't live all the way in the United States and not tied down with other obligations, i'd totally be there!!! 
I would love to attend the event of Genealogy in the Pacific Islands with Christine Liava'a.  This whole event gives me chicken skin!! Hahaha!!

If anyone wouldn't mind sharing their experience at this event. I will be all ears!! Please comment below or on SGG Facebook page.

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