Summit County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society
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Saturday, April 20
"Heading West"  (Chapter Meetings)
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Tallmadge Library, 90 Community Road, Tallmadge
Our speaker will be Margaret Cheney, who is currently the president of the Ohio Genealogical Society.  Margaret's program will be highlighting the Pioneering Women who moved west to adventure.  Join us for this lighthearted and meaningful program.  Hope to see you there.
 



Wednesday, May 1 through Saturday, May 4
OGS 2019 Conference - Building a Heritage  (Special Event)
Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio
OGS 2019 will offer the tools and skills you'll need to help build your heritage.
 
- DNA
- Ethinic
- Land Records
- Methodology
- Military
- Ohio
- Problem Solving
- Social Media
- Technology
 
More details and brochure will be available closer to the event.


Saturday, May 11
Fold3  (Library Classes)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library - Main Branch- Computer Lab 1
Learn about the unique resources available from this database including military records, city directories, naturalization records, and more.  This class meets in Computer Lab 1, First Floor, Main Library.  
 
Registration requested; call Special Collections at 330-643-9030 or email them at speccollections@akronlibrary.org .


Saturday, May 18
To Be Determined  (Chapter Meetings)
Akron-Summit Public Library



Saturday, June 8
FindMyPast  (Library Classes)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library - Main Branch- Computer Lab 1
FindMyPast contains a wide variety of genealogical records, but it's especially strong in British and Irish records.  Learn what FindMyPast has to offer and how to use it effectively.  This class meets in Computer Lab 1, First Floor, Main Library.  
 
Registration requested; call Special Collections at 330-643-9030 or email them at speccollections@akronlibrary.org .


Saturday, June 15
To Be Determine  (Chapter Meetings)
Akron-Summit Public Library



Saturday, July 20
To Be Determined  (Chapter Meetings)
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Tallmadge Library, 90 Community Road, Tallmadge



Saturday, August 17
Ethics in Genealogy featuring Judy G. Russell  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library - Main Branch - Auditorium
 
Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist, will be the guest speaker for this free event.  
 
9:30 - Welcome And Introductions.
9:45 to 10:45 - ‘The Ethical Genealogist’
11:15 to 12:15 - ‘Facts, Photos And Fair Use: Copyright Law For Genealogists’
1:30 to 2:30 - ‘DNA And The Golden Rule: The Law And Ethics Of Genealogy’
3:00 to 4:00 - ‘Roadblocks, Red Lights And Detours: Records Access For Genealogists’
 
Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who writes and lectures on topics ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. Her award-winning blog can be found at http://www.legalgenealogit.com .
 
The event is co-sponsored by the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.  Join us for this free all-day program on ethical and legal issues in genealogy.  Please note that registration will be required. 



Saturday, September 21
To Be Determined  (Chapter Meetings)
Location - Pending



Saturday, October 19
To Be Determine  (Chapter Meetings)
Akron-Summit Public Library